More Tour preparation

One of the SBS cycling commentators, David McKenzie, tweeted about a special pack that was being offered by the Bright Brewery for during the Tour de France. The pack is called Tour de Froth. Very clever as the pack contains 21 beers, one for each stage of the Tour. During the Tour it is part…

My favourite sporting event

The Tour de France starts in two weeks time and I am getting myself organised for watching.  Because I am in the southern part of the world it means that the watching happens late at night and into the early hours of the next day. I have received my ordered Tour Guide and have been…

Hanging Rock, Victoria. . .Tuesday travels

Hanging Rock is probably most well known from the book or the 1975 movie, Picnic at Hanging Rock The book is considered an Australian classic. Our visit to Hanging Rock was to cheer on our elder daughter as she took part in a 5 kilometre run.  She did a great job and she is now…

Phillip Island, Victoria. . . Tuesday Travels

Since COVID there has been no chance of overseas travel and more often than not there has been no chance of interstate travel so we have been making use of the time to travel in our own backyard, the state of Victoria. On one of the trips we did before our most recent lockdown, which…

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….

It really wasn’t the weather for a bike ride

A couple of days ago my husband and I set off for Port Welshpool in Victoria.  I was going for a bike ride with a new group of riders, one of whom I had met on a previous ride I had done and she invited me to join this group on a ride of the…