Intrepid Tales on Insulin

Type 1 life adventures

Spot the difference: Lyonville Fireman’s Ball

With the first sip of the UDL I was having a Blue Light Disco flashback. Back then it was two sculled cans in the public toilets to the rear of … Continue reading

26/11/2013 · 4 Comments

Hypos from the Land of Slumber

Once I awoke as I was salivating on a chicken parma.  This morning’s signal was me disrupting a meandering nonsense conversation with a friend in a bank, which morphed into … Continue reading


Inner City Green and Branch Stacking: Yarra Bend Trail

I was a country kid who could not wait to escape to the big smoke once I’d finished school. In my late 30s I boomeranged back, hankering for greenery and … Continue reading

19/11/2013 · 2 Comments

All Baled Up: The 153rd Kyneton Show

I was staring at a pretty girl in a lovely frock wrapped in plastic. And no, I had not hired Twin Peaks for the weekend. It was the Watts Pavilion … Continue reading

16/11/2013 · 5 Comments

Farewell to the House of Diagnosis

Moving house is arduous and I had the blood sugar lows to prove it.  For about four days I maintained an upright position thanks to ginger beer and a mobile … Continue reading

11/11/2013 · 3 Comments

Some lady is wearing my old Blundstones

Does a Sunday arvo spent in a beer garden count for an Outdoors in October event? Nah, didn’t think so. So I guess we have a brief lull in the … Continue reading

23/10/2013 · 4 Comments

Why I cannot accept the Versatile Blogger Award

Rather than nominating 15 bloggers (as per the terms for me to accept the VBA) I’m listing 5 reasons outlining my decision to decline: 1. The VBA is not really … Continue reading

18/10/2013 · 9 Comments