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Lately, the question I’m asked most often is β€œhow’s your training going?” It’s been two months since I began training for the RACV Great VicΒ bike ride and I have another two months to go. I’ve never trained for anything like this before. I’ve never trained full stop. I’ve surfed and hiked and biked but nothing has ever needed training. So this idea of having an event to aim for is quite a… Read More

Familiar yet foreign. That’s how I would describe driving the car. It’s something I know how to do, yet now, it feels a little different. In fact, driving the car feels a little weird. It’s nearly nine months since this experiment began. That’s nine months of driving less. And riding my bicycle more. Much more. The experiment was never framed to eliminate the car but to test the boundaries of where the… Read More

Travelling makes demands of the body that everyday living doesn’t. Different beds, unfamiliar pillows, pollution, changing temperatures,Β breathing airplane air compressed and conditioned; and most of all changing latitude and longitude which means being awake at times when you’re normally asleep. In the middle of the elevenΒ hour flight from Copenhagen to Singapore when I couldn’t get to sleep and when my body wanted to neon light every discomfort it was feeling, I concluded… Read More