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Travelling, cycling, swimming… and a good dose of watermelon – now that’s a good summer! ūüėÄ My¬†summer holiday is over and there’s a new year to enjoy! To start 2016 and to celebrate the joys of summer on Australia’s east coast, here’s a photo story featuring¬†scenes from the past few weeks in a short video (1min 54secs):

Bikes racing, at high speed, lightweight frames, skinny tyres¬†and bodies fully-kitted in lycra. It’s not the type of bike-riding that I do.¬†In fact, it’s quite the opposite to the¬†slow, leisurely¬†rides on my touring bike’s¬†sturdy frame bearing stable tyres and weighty pannier bags, with me donning ‘dress for my destination’ clothing. Yet, as different as racing bikes are, I quite like watching them. And this weekend, I had the opportunity to watch some… Read More