Monthly Archives: November 2006

Battle Cruiser 18, 18, 8 (The Organ Pipes)

In the middle of my run of night shifts, Nick Watkins persuades me that a quick route on the Organ Pipes after work and before sleep is a good idea…mental note: there is no such thing as a "quick route" … Continue reading

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Life in the shadows – night duty!

Been on nights this week…life grinds to a halt a bit, but Gill never does! – She did the Point to Pinnacle run yesterday – 22km from the city to the summit of Mount Wellington. Gill, being Gill, didn’t just get … Continue reading

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As the song says…

"there are few things left that are pure in this world, and home is one of those things…"   Couple of Google Earth images…isn’t it just great!? My home in Australia, and my home in Ireland…

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A great weekend…and some thoughts of far away

It has been a great weekend – climbing beautiful sea cliff granite at Freycinet, followed by Ireland smashing the Wallabies, then a nice long road ride with lots of long climbs today. I am loving life here, but still have an odd pang … Continue reading

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Monday morning

Monday morning, back to work, and I have a cold! Damn Paediatric cases…they just spread URTIs!!! Great weekend though. Walk/ran up and down Cathedral Rock and Hartz Peak (views from Hartz below – Federation Peak is the big jagged one, … Continue reading

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Blast from the past – Frisky Whiskey

Just found these old photos from 2001, the last time I was as scrawny as I am now, when I did the first ascent of this neat little variation on Bushmills E1 5b (Aus 18). Called it Frisky Whiskey, and … Continue reading

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The World of Work

So I have been at work for a week or so now…time to muse a bit on that! Great, friendly people here, feel at home very early in the piece, and have met lots of like minds (scary, I know). … Continue reading

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