An account of the Mt Mee Marathon 2017

This one has been on the ‘to do’ list for a few years now. The 27th instalment of the event, now part of the glasshouse trail series and organised by The Run Inn 7 am start so left house at 5:30 for the scenic drive to dayboro and then up the Mt Mee tourist drive through…

An experiment with the Autoimmune protocol (AIP)

About 9 years ago I contracted Giardia, a gut parasite, from drinking water of questionable quality from a spot in the NT called Croc Hole (read ‘full of croc shit’). Being none the wiser about the importance of gut microflora back then I promptly (after being hospitalised in Mt Isa through consequent diahorrea induced dehydration)…

Hamilton Island Media conspiracy

A few things of note regarding syn- and post- Cyclone Debbie: No media attention during worst of event whilst we still had tv and Internet?.. Gusts at 263km/hr vs mainland <200, yet no post damage coverage. Briefly saw Seven news show fence down in Mackay…..err Hello, this island has been torn a new one! –…

An account of Cyclone Debbie (Cat 4) 

We arrived in Hamilton Island on Friday morning to fine weather and an expectation of departure on Monday afternoon. Stayed at the Reef View hotel on the 3rd floor with ocean view to the front from out balcony and hill views behind. Our daughters went to the kids club on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning…