Intrepid Tales on Insulin

Type 1 life adventures

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

Benalla’s Better Bike Hike (Outdoors in October Episode #2)

Today’s lessons…your bike doesn’t want to fit into your hatchback because you’ve tried to squeeze it in without taking off the front tyre. Quick release was invented for a reason. … Continue reading

13/10/2013 · 3 Comments

Bike and Hike: Black Hill Reserve (Outdoors in October Episode #1)

The Silver Bullet lived up to her name when I was city dweller.  We’d shoot past cars jammed in peak hour traffic. But with trucks and boat trailers zooming by … Continue reading

08/10/2013 · 4 Comments

Camel’s Hump-Mt Macedon return (SiSS Episode 5)

I did not want to leave the house Was not exactly feeling grouse Knowing I had to make blog talk Forced me to take head for a walk Soon enveloped … Continue reading

02/10/2013 · 2 Comments

Lysterfield Park (SiSS, Episode 4)

Technically we didn’t get lost.  We just never found the second (or subsequent) flag/s.  And technically this episode of the Sundays in September Series didn’t happen on a Sunday.  But … Continue reading

23/09/2013

Hanging Rock vs Daffodil Parade (SiSS, Episode 3)

The gates to the Rock were padlocked.  The barbed wire and my leaping capacity were united in opposition.  We had Boxing Day Sale anticipation but the ranger was on Sunday … Continue reading

16/09/2013 · 1 Comment

Heritage River and Whipstick Loops, Blackwood (SiSS, Episode 2)

I turned the volume down on the basal insulin a couple of nights ago so that I can better manage this hiking business, like the 14km ramble at Blackwood yesterday. … Continue reading

09/09/2013