Four for a bike ride. Yipee!

Our first bike ride since the pandemic restrictions started. We had a terrific ride from Bumberrah to Bruthen and back.  As you can see we finished with a picnic. I have really missed being able to ride with my friends and it was delightful to be able to ride with them again.

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…

Getting in some practice for our next group bike ride.

On Sunday 6th October I am participating in the Around the Bay Ride in Melbourne and I aim to finish the 100km route.  The ride is to raise money for the Smith Family to help disadvantaged children. We have been trying to build up the number of kms we ride when we do our group…

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…