Today was a beautiful day; sunny, a balmy 23 degrees, with a light breeze. Inspired by telling Dan about bikes, I decided to take mine out for a quick spin. I hadn’t ridden it since we moved. I’d been walking for exercise instead, listening to radio shows on the iPod; but today was too good to waste.

About 10km later, I’d spent some time cycling along the waterfront, and I was discovering why they call it the Hill Country. It’s pretty much downhill all the way from home to the river, which made for an exhilerating start to the trip but an exhausting return.