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๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ โ€œIn the first week of January, the new year gave to me, Three goannas running, Two brown cuckoos feeding And a brown snake near a gum tree.โ€๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ The Billinudgel Nature Reserve* is an untamed patch of undulating bushland between the Pacific Highway and the coastline of Northern New South Wales on Australia’s east coast. It is 850kms north of Sydney and 160kms south of Brisbane. When I was planning our ride… Read More

A small dark shape floated in front of her face. She took a step backwards and the shape followed. It was early evening, dinner was over and the night warm. It was ideal for a slow bike ride to soak in whatever cool breeze the night air might offer. The free feeling of riding a bike is amplified at night. Pace and place have a different relationship. Under the beam of a… Read More

This post comes with a soundtrack ๐Ÿ™‚ Recorded this morning on the second last day of winter as I rode beside Tallebudgera Creek at West Burleigh Heads. You’ll hear the birdsong ofย Pied Currawongs, Magpies and Rainbow Lorikeets, cars passing by and a plane buzzing overhead. Yet still the birds sing on, each in their own voice, telling me there are signs of Spring. You know, when it’s soon to be Spring. Signposts… Read More