Intrepid Tales on Insulin

Type 1 life adventures

Douglas Apsley and Freycinet National Parks: Tasmania

I’d been wondering if my pancreas was channelling Tex Perkins to inform me that the honeymoon is over, baby. Like a lover in denial of the breakup I was seeking … Continue reading

19/05/2014 · 2 Comments

Happy Rainbow: A Modern Day Bush Dance

It took a couple of days to excavate the dirt from my nostrils. Thousands of feet boogying in the bush and my nose didn’t want to miss out on the … Continue reading

04/02/2014 · 8 Comments

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

21/11/2013

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

River vs Insulin

A stroll (at pace) along the local Campaspe River is a daily must do.  It’s not exactly strenuous but it’s about where I’m at until the iron transfusion gives me … Continue reading

27/08/2013

Nitmiluk Experience

Five days of hiking and we’d not encountered a single person. The wilderness spell enhancing the taste of the powdered-milk tea was good to last one final cup as we … Continue reading

24/08/2013 · 2 Comments