Or. A ride to Huntsman Lake, Meander, Tasmania.Continue reading “Grunting in the Meander Valley”
Born in 1946 I learnt to cycle about 10 years later. On a bike with rods connecting brake levers to the brakes - anyone remember those? I emigrated to Australia (from the UK) in 1974 and moved to Tasmania in 1984. Bicycles were in my life for most of that time although sometimes they were replaced by motorised two wheels for a bit more excitement. On reaching 70 I decided to stick to pedal power but in 2019 an electric recumbent made an appearance. It is good!
Australia Day Ride 2023
It’s the 26th January – Australia Day. It’s the date that the First Fleet, loaded with 753 convicts and their children, arrived from Great Britain in 1788 and claimed British sovereignty over the eastern seaboard of Australia. Unsurprisingly the First Peoples are not happy with Australia Day celebrations being held on what was for them – Invasion Day.Continue reading “Australia Day Ride 2023”