I went further than I intended.

I recently went for a bike ride as I am trying to up the number of kilometres I do during a month.  I intended to ride from Nicholson to Bumberrah and back but found that was only a very short ride so decided to continue on to Bruthen, have some lunch and then return. It…

Latest local happenings.

This is the base camp which has been erected at the AFL ground at Swan Reach, the next village to Metung. You may be wondering why I am posting a photo of a base camp.  This camp is for the fire fighters who are currently fighting the many fires in our local region. We have…

A neglected bike

My bike was in danger of becoming like this one it is so long since I was last on my bike.  I decided to remedy the situation and last week I went for a ride.  I intended to ride from Nicholson to Bumberah and back but once I reached Bumberah I realised I wasn’t too…

Omeo, Omeo, not wherefore but where art thou Omeo?

I live in Metung, East Gippsland which in the eastern part of the state of Victoria in Australia.  Omeo is in Victoria and in terms of distance in Australia it is quite near to Metung. Omeo is situated on the Great Alpine Road and my reason for mentioning Omeo is that I have just finished…

Bruthen to Bumberrah Bike Ride

Yesterday I went for my first bike ride of 2014 on part of the East Gippsland Rail Trail. I drove to Bruthen and then rode from Bruthen to Bumberrah and back to Bruthen.  I have done this part of the rail trail many times. We have had quite severe winds here over the last couple…

The Metung market again.

Last weekend was the monthly Metung Market.  It is six months since we were last at the market as we have been away and the market was cancelled last month because of inclement weather.  This time the weather was a little better and so we were able to catch up on the produce we usually…