Women’s Adventure Expo

This time next week the She Went Wild Women's Adventure Expo will be in full swing. It's is going to be an incredible event!   Do you have your ticket yet?   You can buy tickets and see the schedule of speakers, workshops and displays at https://www.shewentwild.com/womens-adventure-expo-sydney/    I will be speaking at 11:30 about … Continue reading Women’s Adventure Expo


Can you please help?

Can you please help? I'm needing a bit of help at the moment to cover the costs of the walk like sports therapy, food, shelter, camp fees, cooking gas, phone data... I ran out of money 2 years ago after putting in $70,000 of my own, including selling everything of value, and in the last … Continue reading Can you please help?


In one week I will be walking the first day of the final section of The Happy Walk and I am more nervous than ever before. This leg and the distances planned for each day are almost half that of the last 3 years. Returning to backpacking is a shift back to my comfort zone. … Continue reading Nerves


I hope this newsletter finds you well. In less than 2 weeks I will be enjoying the first days of the final 2,900km east coast leg of this epic 16,000+km walk around Australia for Lifeline. I have minimised my online activity to only 4 places making it easier for both you and me. WordPress blog, … Continue reading Newsletter

thehappywalk.com website is broken!

With the preparations to the next section of the walk there is one more change to introduce to you, the need for this change has only recently come to my attention and is not voluntary. Hopefully this will be the last significant change for a while.   The website, thehappywalk.com, which I have been using … Continue reading thehappywalk.com website is broken!

Media Release – The Happy Walk

Media Release for The Happy Walk- A Lap for Lifeline The Last Leg   The Happy Walk is a 16,000km solo walk around Australia without support vehicles raising funds for Lifeline Australia’s 24/7 mental health crisis hotline, 13 11 14, and raising awareness about wellbeing, recovery and suicide prevention.   Ms Terra Lalirra, a 44yo … Continue reading Media Release – The Happy Walk