Intrepid Tales on Insulin

Type 1 life adventures

Hiatus Explained

Intrepid Tales is getting set to return in 2015. Expect a few warm-up walks before resumption of the all states mission. Apologies for the disruption. I’ve been busy establishing Words … Continue reading

17/11/2014

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

Gearing Up: From Insulin Cooler Bags to Polish People Plucking Geese

Heatwave. Insulin in the fridge and no significant walks, lest I pass out or get crisped by fire. I go through a lot of blood testing strips in hot weather. … Continue reading

18/01/2014

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

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

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