Monthly Archives: November 2013

Parking in Newcastle

  So, there is a piece in today’s local paper on the parking crisis in Newcastle. The places discussed are well known to locals: the hospitals, the university, Westfield Kotara and the city centre. I have written about some of … Continue reading

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#coffeeneuring rides 5, 6 & 7

My 5th coffeeneuring ride was to the Donut King at Westfield Kotara where I met my parents for coffee. Instead of my usual soy latte I had a cappuccino and am so glad I did, if just for the wonderful … Continue reading

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Are cyclists the new breed of disadvantaged?

I have noticed a new terminology emerging in the world of cycling, and indeed, in some instances I have started using it myself (and will continue to use it). Instead of referring to cyclists as such, we refer to “people … Continue reading

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Placemaking in Newcastle

Today I attended a party to launch this nearly completed mural which was funded under Newcastle City Council’s Placemaking scheme. It is located in a laneway behind Bank Corner, just off Hunter Street. Another detail from the mural …The laneway … Continue reading

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#coffeeneuring, ride 4

For my fourth coffeeneuring ride, I went with my beloved to The Locale in New Lambton last Wednesday, 30th October.  Last time I was at this coffee shop it had a different name and a totally different feel to it. … Continue reading

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Profile of Newcastle cyclist, John Harrington

John Harrington has kindly agreed to  his cycling profile being published on this blog … What work do you do? I am a registered nurse working as a Specialist in Rehabillitation. Previously I was a hospital manager in London and … Continue reading

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