A bike ride from Nicholson to Bruthen and back.

The ride is 21 kms each way and it was a beautiful day for a ride. Along the way there is a huge wombat burrow where the soil that has been removed by the wombat has started to pile up on the cycle trail. You can see where the orange gravel/dirt has spread onto the…

Some aspects of my morning Metung walks .

We are so fortunate to have so many walking tracks around Metung.  I can find many different trails to use for my morning walk but I tend to stay with my favourite ones.  I recently did a five kms  five days challenge just for something different.  My usual walk is closer to 7 km.  It…


I have poor hearing and so I wear hearing aids.  During this pandemic things have been more difficult as I often rely on lip reading to ensure I have heard correctly. Obviously with mask wearing I can no longer rely on lip reading to help me out.   I can totally relate to this picture.

Tour de Vines starting in Metung.

This was our first stop on our way to a two day Tour de Vines cycle ride from Beechworth to Bright. A group of five of us travelled from Metung, over Mount Hotham to Bright, stopping at Omeo so I could tick off one of my wishes, to have lunch at the Golden Age Hotel….

A new section of the East Gippsland Rail Trail for me.

Recently I rode a section of the rail trail I haven’t ridden before and it means I will have ridden the trail from Bairnsdale to Orbost  but obviously not all in one go.  The Trail is approximately 100km.Three of us rode from Waygara to Orbost and back again, a distance of 34 kms. It was…