Six years ago

I was reminded on Facebook of a post I had published six years ago and I thought it was worth visiting again.The chart is small but if you click on the image you will be able to read it.  There are some points that are well worth noting.  I think the amount of sitting I…

More Metung news

There has been more happening in the village recently.  For a few years now there has been talk of hot springs being developed here in Metung.  Many years ago there was a thermal pool near Chinaman’s Creek but it was closed down and sealed over by EPA. Apparently the company that operates the Mornington Peninsula…

A wonderful surprise in Bairnsdale.

I was walking through a little arcade in Bairnsdale, on my way to the dentist, when I came upon this wonderful little shop. I had no idea it was there.  It certainly wasn’t there the last time I went through this arcade.  I found out that it only opened recently so that explains why I…

You need the right gear.

As you know I recently bought a new bike and last weekend I had the opportunity to try it out on the flat terrain of the rail trail from Nicholson to Bairnsdale.  Our daughter was staying with us for the weekend and as we had a spare bike we went for a ride together.  We…

We did it.

The Metung Bike Chicks took part in the M.S. Melbourne Cycle on the weekend.  This is the second time the group have ridden the 50 km route, the first time was to raise money for The Smith Family, this time was to raise money for the fight against multiple sclerosis. We were delighted to finish…

Riding to fight MS

This Sunday, I’ll be riding 50km in the MS Melbourne Cycle to fight MS! Multiple sclerosis strikes young people in the prime of their lives, and there is no known cure. The average age of diagnosis is just 30 years old. My ride won’t be easy, but it’s nothing compared to what people living with…