Wednesday Win (2019-Jan-23)

Honest Government Ad | Amnesia Day

2019 Australia Day Lamb Ad

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The Walk to Rivendell : Doors of Moria

Jan. 13 – Day 21: 20 miles
320/512 0 Leave ca. 8 a.m. Head south-southeast toward the Sirannon.
325/520 5 A barren country of red stones.
330/528 5 Reach the Sirannon (ca. 11 a.m.). Dry.
Head east on a path along stream.
332/531.2 2 Path lies in a deep trough. It is a rough, winding track.
334/534.4 2 Stop to EAT quickly (ca. 12:30 – 1 p.m.).
338.5/541.6 4.5 Fall of the Sirannon:
Frodo, Gimli and Gandalf climb stairs to upland valley; return.
339/542.4 0.5 Climb curving road to upland valley.
Most is filled with a lake.
339.3/542.88 0.3 Climb curving road to upland valley.
Most is filled with a lake.
340/544 0.7 Reach the Doors of Moria. (ca. 6 p.m.).
Release Bill. Spend ca. ½ hour at Gate seeking the password.
ATTACK by the Watcher in the Water.
Reached: 2019-Jan-22

“Ennyn Durin Aran Moria. Pedo Mellon a Minno. Im Narvi hain echant. Celebrimbor o Eregion teithant i thiw hin.”

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This weeks links (2019-01-21)

In brief:

* How to tackle your first bivvy bag adventure (2017-Oct-11) [Wired For Adventure]

Running:

* parkrun Training Series
Introducing: Interval Training
Introducing: Tempo Running
Introducing: Hill Training

Cycling:

* Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race – 24 to 27 January 2019
https://www.cadelevansgreatoceanroadrace.com.au/
2019-Jan-24 (Thu) Race Melbourne (Albert Park)
2019-Jan-25 (Fri)Family Ride
2019-Jan-26 (Sat) Swisse People’s Ride
2019-Jan-26 (Sat) Elite Women’s Road Race
2019-Jan-27 (Sun) Elite Men’s Road Race

* Herald Sun Tour – January 30 to February 3 2019
https://www.heraldsuntour.com.au/
2019-Jan-30 (Wed) Men Stage 1, Women Stage 1 : Phillip Island
2019-Jan-31 (Thu) Men Stage 2, Women Stage 2 : Wonthaggi/Churchill
2019-Feb-01 (Fri) Men Stage 3 : Sale/Warragul
2019-Feb-02 (Sat) Men Stage 4 : Cape Schanck/Arthurs Seat
2019-Feb-03 (Sun) Men Stage 5 : Melbourne Botanic Gardens

Some reading/listening:

* 📻 Old Time Radio – Sounds Of Darkness (SA) [Times Past Old Time Radio]
The story centered around Lee Masters, the blind FBI detective that solved crime in is own unique style. The series was one of many directed and produced by Gerrie van Wyk and was an original idea developed between Gerrie and Brian O’Shaughnessy. Gerrie later succeeded with another series entitled “Crisis Call”, and many Afrikaans serials for Springbok Radio, including the long running series “Oupa Jasper” and “Die Vlugteling”.

* American Gods – Season 2 Trailer

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Live your life to the full!

This morning was Bram Cassidy’s London Marathon Fundraising Challenge Brunch with Heather Hawkins. Heather gave a great talk on her adventures, and finished her talk with a reading from her book “Adventurous Spirit” that is worth repeating;

❝ But it’s your turn now.
I’d love you to close your eyes and sit quietly for a moment. Think about your life and friends and loved ones. About your dreams and the hopes you have in life.
Forget about your battles and the discouragements of the past and the doubts that may be holding you back.
Be kind to yourself. Trust yourself. Believe in yourself. Listen to the instincts that bubble up from deep within …
It’s time for you to go … go somewhere you’ve never been before and do something new.
Follow a passion, act on an adventure, get fitter, sign up for an event, volunteer, raise funds for charity, start a new hobby, a project, travel around your comfort zone, then push your boundaries further out.
But most of all, be brave, live in hope, and everyday — no matter what it may bring, or how you may feel — live your life to the full! ❞

#Adventure #AdventurousSpirit

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Utepils

Utepils (Norwegian, n.) / OOH-ta-pilz /
Lit. outdoor larger; a beer that is enjoyed outside (especially in the sunshine).

📷 Sharpy’s Beer Run 2018
#PositiveLexicography

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This weeks links (2019-01-14)

In brief:

* Off the chart: the big comeback of paper maps (2019-Jan-08) [Guardian]

* ‘Shave toxic masculinity’: New Gillette ad addresses #MeToo movement head on (2019-Jan-15) [SBS News]

‘Men Need To Hold Other Men Accountable’ — Terry Crews

Cycling:

* Tour Down Under
http://www.tourdownunder.com.au/
2019-Jan-15 (Tue) Men Stage 1 : North Adelaide/Port Adelaide
2019-Jan-16 (Wed) Men Stage 2 : Norwood/Angaston
2019-Jan-17 (Thu) Men Stage 3 : Lobethal/Uraidla
2019-Jan-18 (Fri) Men Stage 4 : Unley/Campbelltown
2019-Jan-19 (Sat) Men Stage 5 : Glenelg/Strathalbyn
2019-Jan-20 (Sun) Men Stage 6 : McLaren Vale/Willunga Hill

* Herald Sun Tour – January 30 to February 3 2019
https://www.heraldsuntour.com.au/
2019-Jan-30 (Wed) Men Stage 1, Women Stage 1 : Phillip Island
2019-Jan-31 (Thu) Men Stage 2, Women Stage 2 : Wonthaggi/Churchill
2019-Feb-01 (Fri) Men Stage 3 : Sale/Warragul
2019-Feb-02 (Sat) Men Stage 4 : Cape Schanck/Arthurs Seat
2019-Feb-03 (Sun) Men Stage 5 : Melbourne Botanic Gardens

Some reading/listening:

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