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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

Four days of riding my bike with little else to think about. Days warmed with spring sunshine and draped with landscapes that stretch the eye to where earth and sky shimmer as one. Night skies aglow with moonlight carrying the sounds of weary bodies sleeping. Sleep, Eat, Ride, Eat, and Repeat. This was my first ‘Cycle Queensland’ Adventure Tour and it ensured my spring began with a most enjoyable ride. Cycle Queensland… Read More

This September, Iโ€™m riding in Cycle Queensland for the first time. Each spring, about 500 bicycle riders pedal their way through this nine-day cycling holiday. The route changes each year. And each year Iโ€™ve been tempted to register but taking time off work, as well as doubts about whether Iโ€™d make the distances, has stopped me. Not so this year. Having ridden in the GreatVic bike ride last December, my first long-distance… Read More