Category Archives: Beach

Video: bikes at the beach in Newcastle

To take us away from the wet and miserable day we are having today, feel free to watch this short video I compiled of bikes at the beach in Newcastle this summer just gone … Music is Gentle Marimba  by … Continue reading

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The beach and bikes

There is somehing about the beach which seems to attract the most quirky bikes, at least here in Newcastle. It is where you would expect to see plenty of beach cruisers, and this gorgeous, new, retro-styled Schwinn did stand out … Continue reading

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Quintessential Newcastle

This photo is quintessentially Newcastle because it has the essential elements: Beach, boats and bikini babes. And  a bike. The quintessential beach babe, Jen Hawkins, a Newcastle local, entered the Miss Surfest beauty comp and was runner up. Twice. The … Continue reading

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Summer, the beach and the Mall

Now that our weather is finally becoming like proper summer weather, I have been able to go to Newcastle baths more frequently …and the bikes there! There is either a resurgence of delightful (to me) bikes, or I had been … Continue reading

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Christmas bikes

Post Christmas, I expected to see many new and shiny bikes, and indeed, there are many of them around, mostly of the sparkly streamer and trainer wheel variety as seen here, though it is a long distance shot and the … Continue reading

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Bicycle mural

This mural by Trevor Dickinson, which is found in the tunnel leading from Newcastle Beach to Pacific Park, is just such a superb iconic representation of Newcastle beach culture. From the roped fence separating the beach from the road (a … Continue reading

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First day of summer …

Although the weather here today does not reflect it, we are now officially in summer, so to celebrate, a few summery pics taken some time ago …

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A taste of summer …

Of course, no blog about Newcastle would be complete without pictures of the beach, and with good reason, we have fabulous beaches. The weather here does not seem very summerish at the moment. We have had days of warm weather … Continue reading

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