Intrepid Tales on Insulin

Type 1 life adventures

Domino Trail: Trentham to Lyonville return

It struck me as I was trampling along the Domino Trail yesterday that our budgeteers are actually making communism look attractive. But the fertile ideas spreading here had more to … Continue reading

26/05/2014

Nukan Kungun hike, Coorong National Park: South Australia

“You’re going alone?” That was the overwhelming response in the lead up to my inaugural solo overnight hike. Some people seemed perplexed by my craving for solitude. Others expressed concern, … Continue reading

02/04/2014 · 4 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

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

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