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Monthly Archives: August 2020

Bicycle Queensland Ambassador

I was quietly sitting at my desk when the call went out. “Cooee” said Bicycle Queensland, “we’re looking for ambassadors”. So I put some words together, added my social media links and submitted my application. I wasn’t alone. These roles have broad appeal. A few weeks later, I receive an email. Good news. I’ve been chosen to be a Bicycle Queensland Ambassador! So what does it mean to be a BQ Ambassador?… Read More

Currumbin Beachfront

Like many things, bicycle riding events have needed to change in response to the current pandemic. Events for bicycle riders have been postponed, cancelled or in the case of Pedal Queensland, introduced with a fresh shape to suit this new landscape. Through cycling events, large numbers of bicycle riders can gather to share their enjoyment of group riding – be it competition or camaraderie, or both. And it’s not just the speedy… Read More

Contemplating stories untold

It’s been ages.  Since my pen touched these pages. I’ve been pedalling though.  Bendigo, Bundaberg, Byron Bay. Bargara, Mon Repos, Brisbane for a stay. Southport, Surfers and Burleigh, here on the coast.  Oslo in Norway, where the winter chill hurt most. Hire bike, folding bike, e-bike, mountain bike. Old favourite touring bike. Kingscliff and Fingal for a writer’s retreat.  The Brisbane Valley for a Rail Trail repeat.  Noosa to Caloundra in unseasonal… Read More