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A ride on the flats ...

After all of the climbing yesterday, I wanted a flatter, easier ride today. After stopping at the club to fill my bottles, I headed south to the river delta, and west along the north arm of the Fraser River. 385 more words


21 Apr 2015 (TheAustn) - Have we forgotten the financial crisis already?

(21 April 2015, The Australian, p27, Don Stammer)

‘From their lows around March 2009, sharemarkets in advanced economies have delivered strong returns. These gains rank among the longest-lasting and least-volatile bull markets of all times — and perhaps the least-heralded. 70 more words

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Book Review: Headwinds, by Lindsay Pope

Available in selected bookstores nationwide.

Headwinds, Lindsay Pope’s first collection of poetry, straddles the Beaufort Scale, shifting between gentle breeze and storm. There is clowning-around and domesticity, hymeneal prayer and gardening. 294 more words

New Zealand Poetry

Road Trip V, Days 18-20, Durham, N.C.: Community Lessons For a New Author

One year ago this week I proudly debuted my first novel at the bookstore in my hometown. Yes, Durham is 3,500 miles away from where I live now, so The Regulator didn’t figure to loom large in my new author “career.” But this week, as The Regulator hosted an event for my second book, I realized it had taught me a lesson. 369 more words

Wing's Words

What do you mean "Pedalling in circles"?

She asked “What do you mean pedalling in circles? I have no choice but to pedal in circles”.

She is right, of course. Unfortunately, some of us take cycling lingo for granted. 382 more words


Just a regular update while the winds are calm


This morning I managed to get my daughter and myself out the door in time for my 9:00 am meeting, with no tears, nothing forgotten, and without the iPad. 312 more words


Tasmania: a miscellany

Much like our recent Victorian rock climbing trip was prompted by a teaching commitment, I’m now ‘home alone’ after some time in Tasmania.

Sarah and Bryn are still there – with (maybe) a tale to tell of their own.   284 more words