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Flip turns?

Tuesday, January 24, 2012      3 comments

I've been looking at flip turns on YouTube. Here in NZ we used to get basic swimming lessons at school. I've never been taught beyond that and I don't think my swimming style is so great. But it seems like a lot of trouble to go to stroke school... Read more

Shilly shallying

Monday, January 23, 2012      7 comments

... about Zumba today. My instructor is away and she has arranged for substitutes. But, oh, yesterday was a dead loss. It was TOO FAST and TOO HARD and it was a high impact aerobics session, with no time for making safer substitutions. If I had... Read more

Nek minnit, I was fit!

Monday, January 16, 2012      3 comments

It can be a hard slog staying with the exercise program, so I think it is worthwhile capturing just how great it can be too. I have recently noticed such a big improvement in my fitness, not that I find my workout easy, but suddenly I am wanting... Read more

Working off holiday excess: warning, contains food images

Sunday, January 15, 2012      4 comments

Busy today working off my holiday kilo, on account of this: and this! It was so worth it, guys! Cu... Read more

Saturday not slacker day

Friday, January 13, 2012      4 comments

Gorgeous day today. Went to the 8am Zumba toning class I have just started, phew! Some hardcore folk stay for the fitness class that follows, which inspired me to take my togs along and fit in an aqua jogging session. So pleasantly cooling afte... Read more


Friday, January 13, 2012      3 comments

Boy that was a long three days. My first week is over and after just a few weeks off I am amazed at how unfit I am for work days. After lunch I wanted to sit and relax, but, no, not a good look! Managed my swim but only 1 exercise day of the thr... Read more


Monday, January 09, 2012      3 comments

Today is my last summer holiday day. The weather is warm and there was a little sprinkling of rain just before, so I have been busy in the garden. In fact I was walking up the steps after Zumba and stopped to do a little weeding. Nek minit (see ... Read more

Back on deck.

Friday, January 06, 2012      6 comments

I was wrong about the cats, they are letting on that they are very pleased indeed to have us back. Unfortunately this includes waking me up for a cuddle well before I wanted to be on the move. Big day ahead with unpacking, gardening, and Zumba o... Read more

2011 going, going...

Thursday, December 29, 2011      3 comments

Quick checkin today. We have caught up with quite a few old friends, nothing quite like it for reconnecting with your roots. It's very strange being in my hometown which is so very different in parts from when I knew it, the CBD is still co... Read more

Three login points today, woohoo!

Monday, December 26, 2011      3 comments

Even if logging my exercise and logging in is all I do during this break, that's something, eh?... Read more

Boxing Day

Sunday, December 25, 2011      2 comments

An overcast day, perfect for walking off our Xmas excesses. Good to spend time with family for Christmas and to share a lovely meal together. A few (27) earthquakes yesterday, some quite prolonged, but nothing significant. Christchurch is full o... Read more

Mainland Holiday blog

Saturday, December 24, 2011      3 comments

We've had a very restful time so far with warm weather, a calm sailing across Cook Strait and a very leisurely drive to Richmond to stay with my sister at her B&B. What a ravishing garden she has, full of roses and hostas in bloom at the moment.... Read more

Christmas greetings and a big thankyou to my SP buddies.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011      2 comments

Travelling tomorrow and don't know when and where I will be when I get online again so, a very big Merry Christmas to my SP friends. It's been a big year and SP has been a great part of this year for me. I had a really hardcore new Zumba sess... Read more

Busy & buzzy

Monday, December 19, 2011      5 comments

A lot to do today, get a check on the car before our big driving holiday, organize supplies for the animals, tidy the house for the pet carer (LOL), PACK... I'm going to fit in a swim and a pedicure in there somewhere, too. I enjoy this kind of ... Read more

The Holiday

Sunday, December 18, 2011      3 comments

The cat food will be On the bench The cats will be On the couch Their people will be Somewhere else. --- The person will come When she can. The cats will be glad To see her One cat will run away, but long To be stroked. ... Read more

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