Yearly Archive: 2012

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We’re Still Here…

I’m sitting here in the, roughly, 37° heat in Augusta looking back on a year that’s pretty much had it all. It’s had some really high highs, some very low lows and the things in between that occur as a...

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Cycling in Canberra

Before I moved to Canberra I was warned about being ‘buzzed’ which is the act of someone getting as close to you as they can and possibly shouting out of the car window/honking the horn. I had a few run-ins...

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(Over) Half a Spin Down-Under

  Okay so I’ve seemingly fallen into my usual trap of meaning to post for ages and then, well, forgetting! You see I’d planned on posting about being in Australia for six months a month ago when it was actually...

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Taking on Fitz & Cystic Fibrosis

Those of you who know me well will know that over the past year I’ve really gotten in to my cycling having completed many rides & sportives in 2012. One of the things I immediately looked for when we moved...

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And We’re Back

Right off the bat it’s worth pointing out that clearly the weather knew two Brits were planning a holiday in the sun as, for the most part, the weather was cloudy with heavy rain (which thankfully occurred overnight in general)....

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Time For a Break

So tomorrow Cat and I go on our first full week holiday since we arrived here in Australia back in February. We did have a wee break over Easter down in Jindabyne and that was fun but we both felt...

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Late To The Party

The thing about the Internet is that sometimes, even when something has been around for a good while, you miss something. Case in point for me is Smodcast or indeed podcasts in general. I’ve been a fan of Kevin Smith‘s movies...

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It’s The Little Differences

  So I’ve been living in Australia for coming on four months now and, as I’m sure has been posted in many blogs before me: It’s the little differences. I mean they got the same sh** over there that they...