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Yesterday was the longest day ever.  It seemed to last longer than the previous twelve together.  I had been up at 0400 Eastern time packing up and making sure nothing got left behind.  We set off for Coolangatta at 0630, … Continue reading

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Friday Ride

I had two companions for my last planned Sleep Clinic Friday ride to Albany. By chance on Thursday I had called round to Braeside school to drop off some signs that must be erected to warn passers-by that treated effluent … Continue reading

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The Ravelled Sleeve Knitted

It is always nice to have a day off work, and nicer still when you can use it to ride your motorcycle.  Friday marked my return to Albany for another session with Hayley, my sleep therapist.  Last week I rode … Continue reading

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Planning a Ride

If  I am riding alone, I tend to just set off and explore.  I may have a general idea of the direction in which I wish to head, or I may have a road in mind that I would like … Continue reading

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Singing in the Rain. Again. A Rambling Rage Against Apnoea and Growing Old.

I like riding in the rain. I particularly like when one specifically sets off, properly kitted up, for a wet ride. I have written about riding in the rain before.  In New Zealand, Fiji, and Australia.  There are some days … Continue reading

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Autumn

I was in Perth this time last week, staying in a motel on the Eastern Highway, in anticipation of attending a workshop the next day at the State Library, on the subject of writing public health action plans, something all … Continue reading

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Oδος φιλη

I don’t know if it is the phase of the moon, the turn of the season, time of year, biorhythms, medication,  chemical imbalance, old age or what, but the only time I feel any joy is when I am riding … Continue reading

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Strike Three, and Other Stories

Strike Three On Saturday I told Andrew about the problems I had with the Strike GPS.  As it happens he is an Electronics Gun (he has been helping me get my old computer sorted out)   He was interested in what … Continue reading

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Home From Windy Harbour

SUNDAY was the best day of all.  The riding so far had been great fun, and I had at last tasted the savour of riding with a pack.  Just like riding in traffic really. Except there is an awareness that … Continue reading

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SitRep Updates: Frogs, Fires, Plans & Phobias

At lunchtime today I found Veala sitting on the side of a bucket, no doubt contemplating whether to leap in.  At least I think it is her.  No longer golden green, she is distinctly similar to the adult motorbike frogs.  But … Continue reading

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