Monthly Archives: August 2010

No hair dryer for two months aaaaagh!

Just reading Ken’s post from yesterday, and there is no hair dryer or hair straightener in that lot.  Some people who have travelled with me do know that I will lug those almost anywhere.  I really like travelling with Sandi, … Continue reading

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Packed and almost ready to go

Well we have packed, it is always fun packing, dissembling the bikes and trailers and “forcing” them into the suitcases. Our luggage: Suitcase – with Jen’s bike = 25kg Suitcase – with Ken’s bike = 22kg Trailer, tent, mattress and … Continue reading

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Back from Brisbane

It is Saturday evening and we have just had dinner with Tessa, Rich and Edie.  Tessa is putting Edie to bed, so it is a nice quiet time.  We have just been to Brisbane to see Meg and Liam, Derek … Continue reading

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A Footscray day Parliament still not resolved

A chore doing day to-day.  First of all Edie and I walked childcare.  We spotted Ken on the balcony and stopped to wave at him. We changed the phone from 3 to Optus, bought a few US dollars for the … Continue reading

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Sunbury Hills August 22 Hung Parliament Day

Hills are hard to find in Melbourne.  This morning we took off to to Sunbury behind Tullamarine Airport to ride a 50k circuit with 6 decent  hills in it.  We were a bit disorganised and left the map and money … Continue reading

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The girls doing their hair

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August 21 Election Day Mebourne to Werribee and back

Ken was feeling better and we absolutely HAD TO start riding with the trailer.  It was a beautiful sunny day, freezing, and we had head winds of 35 k an hour riding to Werribee, about 30k from home. At Werribee … Continue reading

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Life is creeping back!

Ken and I have both had a bad bout of flu, first Ken, then me, then Ken again and mine lingered.  Ken managed to sleep from Sunday to Tuesday, apart from staggering to the bathroom, he is now almost recovered … Continue reading

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Joining the gym!

Hands up all of you who feel slightly ill when you think of joining a gym. All those perfect people in lycra and there is me in my daggy track pants without elastic, but it hides the bumps! We have … Continue reading

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How long does a flu take to go

Well I still have the flu with a stomach virus. This is not good (da). I was last on the bike 4 days ago and had no energy and only managed 30 km. And then spent the next 2 days … Continue reading

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