Travel: The Great Ocean Road
You're sitting on the deck of a spacious, sunlit house overlooking a slice of sand. Beyond lays an infinite expanse of sea. There is no sound, save for the faint hush of distant waves interspersed with the song of seabirds soaring above. You lift your latte, poured from your very own espresso machine, and take a sip.
Next you open a book- the one you've been dying to read all year- and turn to the first page. The Scent of sea lingers and mingles with the aroma of freshly roasted coffee- then BANG!
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Hot under the collar
Do you ever find yourself yelling, possibly from the top of your lungs? Have you ever felt that prickling sensation creeping up the back of your neck that seizes your throat and face. Do you- even just occasionally- find yourself gesticulating wildly while sitting in your car?
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Phillip Island fun
Here's a fun little exercise. Get a 2014 calendar and open it to the page showing all the months of the year. Now close your eyes and point to a random place on the page and there's a decent chance the date you landed on coincides with a major sporting event.
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You've been pondering it for months, perhaps even years, but now you've decided to take the first step. You hunt through the shed, garage or attic and there it is covered in dust and detritus: your bicycle. Maybe this isn't you, if you don't have one, but potentially you've been staring in bicycle shop windows, contemplatively stroking your chin.
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Travel: The Mornington Peninsula
Unbeknownst to the Bunurong people, who had roamed the Mornington Peninsula for thousands of years, their home was becoming embroiled in a story of international political intrigue. Two of the world’s great rivals, Britain and France, were prowling the southern seas in search of new spoils.
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