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I wrote a book with my Mum

Being away with my Islander mother is an exercise in Tahitian. A flurry of activity, joie de vivre, excessive energy …… and then there’s me 😂 We’re at a shoot for the new book we…
Turia Pitt
February 1, 2023

How to train your dog

Hey mate, When I was growing up, my family had an energetic red kelpie named Uri. Uri means dog in Tahitian, so it wasn’t the most imaginative name. He was a very intelligent dog. Once…
Turia Pitt
June 19, 2022
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a small break

I woke up at 4am to go down to Pretty Beach. The idea was that I’d run south to Pebbly Beach then come back over Durras Mountain. The day was forecast to be a scorcher,…
Turia Pitt
June 10, 2022
Self Care

if you’re tired, read this

Hey mate, Have you noticed that when you're tired, your inner critic gets louder? You know - that little voice in your head that tells you you’re not fit enough for that gym class, young…
Turia Pitt
June 10, 2022

an unexpected surgery

Friday morning. 6am. The phone rings. It’s Michael. I’d been down the coast, visiting family with the boys for a few weeks. We were now making our way back up to FNQ. I was hanging…
Turia Pitt
May 5, 2022

What the fire taught me

Hello my friend, In an interview recently, a journalist asked me if I’d always been a determined, "never say die" sort of person. And, if yes, how had the fire developed that side of me?…
Turia Pitt
April 28, 2022