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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

For three months, it had been just a concept, an idea, an aspiration: โ€œIโ€™m going to ride the GreatVicโ€. I knew very little about what this ride would be like. Yes, Iโ€™d read the Bicycle Network website which has heaps of useful information. It prepared me well. But it was information and still a concept; something โ€˜out thereโ€™ beyond where I was. Now the ride is over and my GreatVic is real…. Read More

Riding recently to my local beach, I’ve seenย a giant turtle, two oversized deck chairs and an army of enormous ants. Strange but true. You see, the Swell Sculpture Festival has been a highlight of my riding over the past fortnight. Our beachfront esplanade and the beach itself has been a delightful adventure at all times of the day – morning, afternoon and nighttime too. I’ve ridden there, enjoyed not having to worry… Read More