A bike for all seasons brings you inspiring stories about life seen from two wheels. I invite you to travel vicariously with me on this bicycle journey through life, meeting interesting characters, exploring new places and resolving unexpected dilemmas. On the eve of my birthday in 2014, I decided to use my bike as much as possible as a means of transport. You see, I enjoy living slowly and simply. Riding my… Read More
The Minties are in town again. Not the sweet, mint-flavoured lollies that plucked amalgam fillings from innocent teeth in the seventies. I mean the good people from the Royal Australian Mint who have brought their mobile coin press to the Gold Coast. A couple of weeks ago, I dropped my plans for the afternoon, jumped on my Brompton folding bike and headed north to Broadbeach. The latest Mint News had landed in… Read More
Each summer the moon draws the tides high onto the land. Our creek fills to the brim and overflows. If there is heavy rain falling and big seas surging when these tides appear, the creek water turns milk chocolate brown and rushes to meet the sea water. Together they flood the low land with their wildness. I know these tides as King Tides and every summer, typically around late December or early… Read More
Wishing you and your loved ones a peaceful time over Christmas, much joy and good cheer.