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Canberra at 3pm in Parkes

February 9th, 2012
by Louise Curham

Today in Canberra at 3pm in Parkes it started to rain and it absolutely poured until about 4.05 pm. There was thunder. The water on the bike paths was midway up my calves and at one point I almost had to walk because the current from the runoff was too strong to pedal against. It […]

All Out War on Weeds

November 16th, 2011
by Louise Curham

Riding past Aranda bushland today, the Friends are launching an All Out War on Weeds. Canberra was shut down today for the arrival of Mr Obama and it seems to me this enthusiasm has seeped into the Aranda Bushland Friends.

Twenty friends

November 10th, 2011
by Louise Curham

In Canberra, there are many bushlands, conservation areas with ‘Friends’ – Friends of Aranda Bushland, Friends of The Pinnacle (the FoPINS – they have t-shirts!), even Mt Painter has Friends. We notice that when we drive towards Queanbeyan, the hills start to look more barren – when we drive through Bungendore, we have commented often […]