Sport,sport and still more sport

I have been in seventh heaven this winter watching all the sport that was available for viewing from the northern hemisphere’s summer and now I get the opportunity to watch even more from the southern hemisphere’s Spring and Summer. The Rugby World Cup has just commenced in Japan and I will be glued to the…

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…

Back on the bike again

Those of you who follow my blog will know that I had a fall on 1st May and broke my humerus.  It has taken a while but I have finally been able to get back on the bike.  I did my first bike ride on 25th July.  I am so glad to be able to…

Wheel trouble

I took my bike out for a ride last week and I found I was finding I had more difficulty riding than I usually do.  It was harder to make the pedals turn round and the back wheel seemed to be catching on something. When I got home I checked out the bike but I…

First bike ride for the year

This is the first part of our bike ride.  We drove to Eagle point and parked the cars then rode along to the tip of the Mitchell River silt jetty and back.We then headed to Paynesville for lunch and then back to the silt jetty. The silt jetties are used extensively for fishing and there…

‘Tis the silly season. . . .

Silly mid-on, silly mid-off etc.  Australia is in the throws of an Ashes Series so cricket is at the top of my agenda at the moment. I might mention that the Big Bash League is also in full swing.  I thought that there could be no better time to read this autobiography.I am really enjoying…