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Tour de Point Hicks 2016

An amazing five days just passed out in far-flung East Gippsland staying at Point Hicks lighthouse in Croajingolong National Park. Mountain biking, walking giant dunes, drinking wine and adventuring. We started in Bairnsdale and toured our way to Point Hicks … Continue reading

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A hill of one’s own

I am nowhere near Mount Everest. If I was there’d be ice and yaks and shit but instead there’s gum trees and bugs and bitumen. I’m on a small suburban road in the back of Warrandyte. I’m not wearing furs … Continue reading

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Throwing the leg over

Went for my annual bike-riding hit-out at the Audax Alpine Classic in Bright. Had a great time. Long distance endurance cycling is my bag – I freaking love a long day out on my bike in the mountains, and I’m … Continue reading

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France, 2009

Cleaning out an old computer and found some photos from our family trip to France in ’09. We had six lazy weeks of chillin’ in parks, taking in festivals and galleries, and travelling by train to set-up in far-flung towns. … Continue reading

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US trip 2013: Portland, Oregon

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The hunger game

For the past two months I’ve been starving myself a day a week just to see what that would be like. I’d come across some research that talked up the virtues and potential long-term health benefits of calorie restricted diets. … Continue reading

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Melburn-Roobaix 2013

It was a crack team that met at the crack o’ dawn – well, four over-excited man-boys at a dawnish 9.30am – to take on this year’s Melburn-Roobaix. We booted over to Hawthorn Velo and registered, then moved off with … Continue reading

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Star Wars fold-out book

More from this amazing fold-out Star Wars book we found. Mind-blowing cleverness.

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Road tripping, Christmas 2012

We road-tripped this Christmas, the first time we’ve tried it. Had ourselves a proper beach Christmas family holiday. Complete win. I haven’t done the Melbourne-Newcastle drive since sanity prevailed and flights got cheap. Turns out in the last twelve years … Continue reading

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Refused live, not dead.

Last night I lived out an experience that for 14 years seemed like it had no possibility of ever happening. Last night I saw the reformed Swedish hardcore punk band Refused live in concert here in Melbourne. I’ve written about … Continue reading

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