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Easter 2016

Another glorious Easter camping out west at Mount Arapilies, scrambling up and over rocks with my two best guys, going to bed exhausted and sleeping warm on cool desert evenings. It was my slight return to climbing after a year … 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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Easter 2013

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Brick by brick

I bought my son his first box of Lego the week he was born. Of all the rites of parenthood I was looking forward to, introducing my boy to Lego and getting him psyched for it was top of the … Continue reading

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Things I’m happy about right goddamn now. Cold, wet commutes to work. Good gloves and shoes, a sweet winter cycling jersey and solid rain jacket, plus enough time to cruise: Lots of solace in a slow commute to work on … Continue reading

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Older, sweeter

Rainy ANZAC Day morning spent at a friend’s house celebrating his son’s sixth birthday. Sugared-up kids going sick in a small space. Brilliant. At the height of the craziness my two year-old Tom yells out “Make more noise!”. Hells yeah, … Continue reading

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Something to do on the weekend

On Sunday morning at 3am my alarm went off and me and mate Luke got up and got on our bicycles and began a 250 kilometre bike ride over three mountains. For fun, apparently. I’ve done the Audax ride every … Continue reading

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Not that hard being green

For a few weeks over Christmas/New Year we looked after some frogs for folk who went away on holidays: We started with five frogs, three green and two brown, but one of the brown ones died of unknown causes. Fishing … Continue reading

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Enjoy the silence

I’ve been hanging out with this guy a lot lately: Our relationship was tough at the start. Classic ‘second baby’ thing. With my first shortie the experience was awesome in the truest sense and I was very into the whole … Continue reading

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