The Need for Speed

Who the Hell is this Chick! In 2018, I took a road trip from Adelaide, South Australia to Alice Springs in the Northern Territory, for the 20th annual Fish’s Memorial Run. I reconnected with a lass I hadn’t seen since the early 90s, when we both lived in The Alice. We’ve stayed in touch and she invited me to join …

Buy Your Own Motorcycle

Buy Your Own Applause as deafening as my Harley on full throttle. Score cards appeared…  8.9, 8.7, 9.2, 4.8… what?  4.8! Obviously a BMW rider’s score; they’re impossible to impress! The noise stopped and I realised it wasn’t applause. It was my bike. And I had a branch stuck in my helmet! My husband had a new Harley, the sound …

Warning: Highly Addictive!

WARNING: Highly Addictive!! I remember arriving for my learner’s course, staring at the 125 cc Groms all lined up and feeling a stab of nerves deep in my gut at the thought of mounting such an unstable looking machine. I had never ridden a motorcycle before; I’d always been too reserved, not confident in my ability to control a bike, let alone …