First Flat Tyre

Today is Sunday and the first nice and warm day in a very long time. Martina had to be in the office at 07:45 for the CarsGuide.com.au website relaunch. When she got ready to leave, she checked the train schedule and which had 18 minute intervals and she would therefore have been late. So she decided to ride the bike and went down to the garage. Shortly after she came back:

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So instead of public transportation and bike, I drove her there in our 2.3 ton diesel guzzling monster so she could still be on time. Our tree hugging hippy hearts bled. (I later rode my bike to the next store to get a new tube and a patch set.)

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E-bikes

A couple of years ago I bought a used mountain bike to ride to work. The main goal was to reduce the 24 minute walk and save some time. But the ride to Kent St was too strenuous to do it in work cloths and I had to take a shower once I arrived. In … Continue reading

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Diving at Sipadan

Our dive trip to Mabul and Sipadan now seems like a lifetime away. But we keep thinking that Sipadan was probably the best dive trip so far. The abundance and diversity of marine life we encountered there was simply stunning. Continue reading