Monthly Archives: October 2019

Gert’s Knee

As our readers know, we are two Gerts. We are the poet, yogini, classical scholar and intrepid bush-walker, and we are also the singing, piano playing, weight lifting lying about, Gert. We are both compulsive readers.

Today, while Gert 1 is in a remote part of Australia leaping from rock to rock, this Gert, Gert 2, is minding the store and taking the opportunity to tell at length about her recent knee operation.

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One foot after the other



A 2018 study that tracked participants’ activity levels and personality traits over 20 years … found that those who moved the least showed malign personality changes, scoring lower in the positive traits: openness, extraversion and agreeableness.
Shane O’Mara In Praise of Walking Continue reading One foot after the other