It was nearing the end of the summer school holidays. I was in Apollo Bay with my family and was desperate for a hike. I had planned to do another leg of the great ocean walk but none of the shuttles lined up with the days I was free. That, combined with the lethargic hangover that comes with any relapse of my anxiety disorder, meant I didn’t think I’d have the energy to walk more then 5km.… Read the rest
I had been talking about doing the Great Ocean Walk for years. Years. I had read it was was awesome – and my friends had the pictures to prove it. Still, I was scared of actually doing it. My fitness levels, tiny budget and severe anxiety were all limited me.
In Summer, 2016, I saw a Walk91 bus drive past us when we were returning from Blanket Bay.… Read the rest
It was the first day of our Apollo Bay trip. Two weeks prior, I had decided I was going to try to knock out part of the Great Ocean Walk. Originally, I was thinking of taking a shuttle and walking the 7km back by myself. Then I thought: why not see if Seth (my 7 year old nephew) wanted to come with me?… Read the rest