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Saturday 17 September 2011 – Pedal cars and water monitors

The weather forecast was bad but we scored the only good part of the day, setting off mid-morning to hire a pedal car and attempt to ride beside the lake. It was my idea. People riding along in pedal cars … Continue reading

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Saturday 10 September 2011 – Mount Taylor

Dac suggested a walk round the bottom of Mount Taylor. Instead of starting where we have started before, namely Waldock Street in Pearce, he thought we could try an entrance on the Kambah side, off Sulford Drive. We set off … Continue reading

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Saturday 3 September 2011 – South side of the lake

After I’d had a weekend off because of my back, we decided to complete the two-bridges circuit by walking on the south side of the lake. Dac reckoned we should park at Regatta Point, same as last time, but for … Continue reading

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Saturday 13 August 2011 – Bowen Park and Telopea Park

Bowen Park Parks are nice and flat. Having only ever been to Telopea Park once, for a work picnic about 30 years ago, and never having been over the road to Bowen Park, I mapped a route of about the right … Continue reading

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Saturday 23 July 2011 – Lennox Gardens

After a couple of weeks of barely being able to walk because of back pain, I needed a slow start. Our last walk had featured Lennox Crossing at the university, so I wanted to visit what I thought of as the … Continue reading

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Saturday 4 June 2011 – Around the bridges

Dac came up with a plan for a walk around the lake. Right around the lake is about 21 km, and not on my agenda. What people usually mean by “a walk around the lake” is a walk around the … Continue reading

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Saturday 4 June 2011 – Bridge walk doggos

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Sunday 29 May 2011 – Blandfordia 5

A note on footnotes It seems to have become impossible to add footnotes to WordPress posts. I’m trying an experimental solution – linking to a separate page which is in a new format known as an aside. If you’re game … Continue reading

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Saturday 7 May 2011 – Nicholls

This is the last of the Canberra Community Walks. I’ve now been on all 19 of them. I’d put Nicholls off because it was one of the longer walks – a 3.2km loop, mainly flat with moderate gradients. Dac wasn’t … Continue reading

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Sunday 1 May 2011 – Belconnen Town Centre

A short walk where there was so much construction in progress, and so few of the Community Walk signs still standing, that we lost the path at one point. I can’t see on the map where we actually went. Never … Continue reading

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