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🎶🎶 “In 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.”🎶🎶 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

My experiment to ride my bicycle as much as possible in everyday life has cycled through four seasons. This time last year, I didn’t know what I was getting myself into! I had a lot of questions in my mind about what would happen, how I’d cope, would I last the distance? Was this a ridiculous idea that would fizzle out like a sparkler at a birthday party? But… I needn’t have worried…… Read More

Something happened yesterday. It was as if all the thinking, observing, pondering and patience merged into one ethereal stream and suddenly a solution floated to the surface. All year I’ve been wondering how I could transport my surfboard to the beach without using our car. It’s been a prickly part of this project. Something that I felt was unresolved. A conundrum. A puzzle that I couldn’t solve. You see it’s possible to buy a surfboard rack for a bike… Read More