Journey to 404km, aka Paddling the Massive Murray Marathon

The start horn blasts, one definitive last time for those of us in wave one. The water comes alive immediately, stirred up by the rapidly whirling arms of the faster paddlers eager to see the last of the Murray River, this marathon at any rate. From besides me, the kids from Baccus Marsh Grammar blasts …

Weekend in Stonehenge, Bristol, and Bath

Another weekend, another road trip outside of London. This time we headed to Stonehenge, Bristol, Bath and Lacock, all conveniently clustered close to one another 2.5 hours outside of London. Getting out - and back in - of central London was the annoying bit, especially since sitting in start and stop traffic in a manual …