celebrating 40+ years of motorcycling

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The sad passing away in July this year brought to a close the glittering career of American actor, James Garner. His CV was long and impressive and he distinguished himself by being a very versatile actor, equally at home in drama and in comedy. Best … [Read more]

Time flies…

...or so they say, but, in reality, it doesn't. 4 years ago today, 18th October, this was me. In the Orthopedic ward at St George Hospital. My day had started pretty much as it usually does when I don't get a call for school. Prepare … [Read more]

Further north, even

We're steadily working our way through the to-do list so yesterday we hired a little car and headed further north to Port Douglas. The sight to the blue/green of the Coral Sea was wonderful as we rounded a corner and saw little beaches stretching out … [Read more]

A walk in the clouds

Yesterday we ticked off one of the "must do" items on Helena's Cairns wish list. A trip up to the Kuranda village via the Skyrail gondolas. I'm not much on tourist attractions, preferring, usually, to make my own fun and find my own way around, but … [Read more]

I get a little further north each year

Aussie singer/songwriter, Graeme Connors, is one of my favourite Australian artists. Unlike many who feel that the have to resort to ockerism in order to express the Australian experience, Connors relies on his lyricism to do it and he does it … [Read more]

Back, finally

Firstly, I must apologise for my slackness in not updating my blog for the last couple of weeks. There are some valid reasons but I still feel bad about it so let me explain. For the last 6 weeks or so I have been suffering from a particularly … [Read more]