A year in people #74 – Emma

“Tara! I need your help.” My friend Emma shouted from downstairs. “I think you need to call an ambulance.” She was staying with me after an operation in which a metal coil was put down the main (femoral) artery in her leg.  “I think something’s bleeding inside, it’s happened really quickly.” She lifted the covers and pointed to a tennis-ball sized lump at the top … Continue reading A year in people #74 – Emma

A year in people #57 – Scott Watkins

You know when enough time passes and you can’t remember how you first got chatting to someone? That’s what I’m like with Scott. I *think* it was on Twitter, and then at parkrun, but it could have been the other way around. He’s the run director/top dog/organiser person at Albert Park parkrun in Melbourne, and I met him in 2013 when I did my first ever … Continue reading A year in people #57 – Scott Watkins

A year in people #47 – the Down Under Crew

Sydney, 2014. I was at a winery out in the Hunter Valley somewhere, with 3 women I’d not long met. We’d done some wine tasting and decided it was time for a little picnic. Pans had already been out and bought picnic stuff. Actual adult picnic stuff. Like meat and cheese and olives and crackers and all that grown-up picnic stuff. Chips and dips. No … Continue reading A year in people #47 – the Down Under Crew

A year in people #45 – Hannah C

You are smart, funny, kind, gorgeous, fit, fun to be around, generous, brave, courageous, vulnerable, energetic and so much more. You are you. Remember that time you cycled 300km across the South Island of New Zealand? You didn’t like cycling much, but you said you’d give it a go. That you’d try it. Most people wouldn’t do that. They’d say no. But not you. You … Continue reading A year in people #45 – Hannah C