I saw the Fly6 safety camera on Kickstarter a few months ago. I didn't contribute at the time, but I did register interest. The idea was so brilliant, so well conceived, or should that be "resolved". Timely too. The number of bicycle accidents this year has been off the charts. I do most of my riding alone … Continue reading Fly6 camera test on a cold, foggy morning
It seems that I was a bit early to judge that Spring is declared too early. While the first few nights have been seriously sub-zero, most days have been warm; if you stay out of the wind. This does not detract from my main point: [speaking from a part of Australia that experiences four seasons] … Continue reading Too early to rite off Spring?
In Australia the seasons are set from the first of the month. So Summer starts on 1 December, Autumn on 1 March, Winter on 1 June and Spring from 1 September. Of course, weather and seasons can play tricks and it has snowed in Canberra in December. However, you are on a hiding to nothing … Continue reading First day of Spring? My arse!
ANZAC Day 25 April is significant for many reasons. It commemorates the landing of the Australian Imperial Forces at Gallipoli in 1915. After its importance waned during the 1960's and 70's, it has recently become a more important and observed holiday than even Australia Day.No less significantly, it marks a tipping point in Canberra's climate. … Continue reading Getting colder