Exciting News!

By | February 20th, 2015|BLOG, Celebration, Motivation, MS|

Social Media Post for Friday Night. I am so excited - As some of you may know, and many other may not, I have decided it is time to step up and write my first book. I am currently at The Ultimate 48 Hour Author Retreat on The Mornington Peninsula and by this time on [...]

An Incredible Awesome Week

By | December 3rd, 2014|BLOG, Celebration, Charity, Motivation, MS|

What an incredible week I have had and it hasn't even finished!  The week I am talking about started last Friday when I headed up to Bright for the St. Kilda Cycling Club's Women's weekend.  I was looking forward to some amazing riding and hoping to tackle part of my 'Bucket List' by climbing Mt. [...]

Courage – Rowing an Ocean

By | June 4th, 2014|Charity, Friends, Motivation, MS|

Back on the 29th of December 2012, I wrote a blog about my friend Tim Spiteri, it was titled Tim's Voyage - Madness on the Sea.  At the time Tim was about to embark on a journey rowing with 7 others across the Atlantic Ocean.  They were hoping to break the world record for the [...]

World MS Day – Seeing MS

By | May 28th, 2014|Motivation, MS|

Today Wednesday the 28th of May is World MS Day.  To me it is a day to celebrate the fact that I refuse to let MS dictate how I live my life.  It is also a day to bring about awareness for the millions of people around the world living with MS. A number of months ago [...]

Fitzroy Mega Swim Over for Another Year

By | March 2nd, 2014|Celebration, Charity, Family, Friends, Motivation, MS|

For an event that was supposed to be a one off event way back in 2011, the 14th Annual 24 Hour Mega Swim at the Fitzroy Pool went off without a hitch! It was probably the coldest and wettest swim we have had in 14 years.  Usually we are battling the heat and sun, so this [...]

Australia Day Honours

By | January 28th, 2014|BLOG, Celebration, Charity, Family, Friends, MS|

A few months ago I received a letter from the Secretary of the  Order of Australia on behalf of the Governor-General to inform me that I was being considered for the award of the Member of the Order of Austrlaia in the General Division within the Australian Honours System.  This would mean that I would [...]

MS Ashes Trek

By | December 28th, 2013|Charity, MS, Speaking|

Australia is crazy for the game of Cricket.  In fact right now we are in the midst of "The Ashes", a series of 5 games or Tests as they are called, against England.  The Ashes have been played since 1882 and just recently Australia  won their 32nd Ashes by winning the first 3 of 5 [...]

Why I Do What I Do

By | October 12th, 2013|BLOG, Charity, Motivation, MS|

People always ask me about my 24 Hour Mega Swims and why I do what I do and why the money doesn't go into Research to find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis (MS).  I like others who live with this disease would love to have a cure, finding out what causes the onset of MS [...]

2013 LTA Head of the Charles Project

By | May 14th, 2013|Charity, Friends, MS, Racing, Training|

I thought that I had better write something about the next interesting challenge that I am undertaking.  Mind you this is after I have competed in Canada at the Para-Cycling World Cup and the Para-Cycling World Championships at the end of August. A few months ago I was contacted by Barbara Ramjan, a rowing coach at [...]

Daily Video’s from the Red Ride

By | March 9th, 2013|BLOG, Charity, Family, Friends, Motivation, MS, Training|

Our fearless leader Bade, who not only put the course together and rode it each day with us even though he had a very bad crash in December and probably shouldn't have done the amount that he actually did, spent each night, once we had stopped riding, putting a video together of the day.  I am [...]