Coming Up For Air

Every week since February 2013 I have written a blog post without missing a week. That’s a total of more than 260: one every week, for five years. It’s time for a break.

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To the Top and Back

Although we’ve ridden on Bribie Island many times, the continually changing tides and seasons make each visit a different experience.

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Fighting Kids’ Cancer

Darb has a goal to ride one thousand kilometres in the month of October as part of a fund-raising effort to support the Childrens Medical Research Institute and their fight against cancer in children.

So Simon and I decided to take him on a big long ride up to the …

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Living the Dream – Tropical Trick Shots

In 1999 Liam Connor made a major decision to quit his Environmental Science degree, and study something he was passionate about – Film Making.

Since then he has shot a number of overseas films, and was a recent finalist in the prestigious Tropfest 2013 Film Festival with his short film “Time” – shot …

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Family Fun

There actually is much more to my life than riding bikes 🙂

This weekend, our youngest daugher Lilly had a major role in her school play, “Yee ha”. In the wild west, something stinks, and it’s not the drains. In a hilarious take on the real world, the local mayor is in cahoots with a …

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Glasshouse Tears

The Rocky Giant hunches with his face towards the sea And his heart is filled with aching from an ancient tragedy That happened in the dreamtime when the land was fresh and young And his burning anger separated Tibro from his son.

But he holds a …

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Three For One

Federation Square by Cosette Paneque, on Flickr

Here’s a poem I wrote recently as part of a competition on the theme “Making pictures”.

For those of you not in the know, a Triptych is a set of three pictures, each related to a similar subject (e.g. …

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Rock Art – Clear Mountain

It seems like wherever I ride my mountain bike these days, this wonderful rock art seems to be springing up.

One day I’ll ride by and see a simple pile of four or five stones. In a few days, there’ll be …

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