January 2019 – A Fresh Start

January 2019 – A Fresh Start

Wild and blustery along the seafront at five o’clock this morning with a strong westerly breeze and a roiling surf. The tide was in and spray from the pounding waves stung my face as I pedalled along the promenade, listening to the hollow boom of the breakers...

The Wheels of Chance

 It was a tram driver’s strike in Melbourne back in the early Nineties that got me riding a bicycle again as an adult. I was living in Elsternwick that year, one of those old bayside neighbourhoods in the city’s inner south. I didn’t own a car but relied instead...