Pictures from today and last night

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Last night we went down to Rosalie to meet Jeremy and Kerrie for dinner and as we waited we mucked around with timer photos. It’s a nice one of Dee I think.

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Hills define our neighbourhood, and this badboy on our shortcut to Rosalie is intense!

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It always weirds me out that that centre strip is astro-turf. Bizarre.

Today I did another solo ride — this time out to Springfield Lakes, then down this awesome stretch of highway to Ripley and back again. And although it was only 100ks and about 900m of climbing, I suffered at the end. It didn’t help that this kid blasted past me on the western freeway at about 85kms in and I just had to catchup to him and demonstrate some skillz.

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There’s a bit of variety on this ride — the numerous Correctional Facilities you pass for instance

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A break at Springfield Lakes

It was a bit lonely out there on that highway. Sometimes when you ride by yourself in more remote locations and your brain is tired and fuzzy from dehydration — you can get a bit, well, scared in an “isolated” kinda way. Hard to explain.

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Then I went to my sister’s new house in Paddington (her family has just moved up here from Melbourne) and this is my nephew Hugo showing me his climbing tree.

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My sister, Dee, Hugo and I then went over to Imogen’s Art Space in Bardon for a fundraiser. I can’t wait to take Hugo here for some art lessons!

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