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About Uisce úr

Though I am old with wandering Through hollow lands and hilly lands, I will find out where she has gone, And kiss her lips and take her hands; And walk among long dappled grass, And pluck till time and times are done, The silver apples of the moon, The golden apples of the sun.

The End

I don’t think I shall be owning another bike. This may be my last entry in this blog. It is well over a year since the last one.  My arthritis is worse.  I also have spondylosis of the spine.  I … Continue reading

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The End?

Is this the end of my riding days?  Since I have been in Halls Creek I have taken the Silver Lady out only a few times. There is but one sealed road that is rideable on cruiser, and two directions … Continue reading

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Explore The Tanami Road? – Just a Thought!

The Tanami Road runs 1,015 km from a turnoff from the Great Northern Highway, 16km west of Halls Creek in the Kimberley region, in a south and south eastern direction to a junction with the Stuart Highway, 19km north of Alice Springs. There is … Continue reading

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The Long Ride Pt2

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Originally posted on Hodophilia:
I was so exhausted when I arrived in Port Hedland on Sunday evening that I knew I had to  do something.  I seriously considered abandoning the bike and finding some other way to get to Hall’s…

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The Long Ride Pt1

Originally posted on Hodophilia:
My plan initially was to make the 3,038 km ride from Katanning to Halls Creek in a leisurely 8 to 10 days.  That plan was scotched, first by the revelation that having been employed for more than…

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Planning the Trip to Hall’s Creek

The Silver Lady has a new rear tyre and has been fully serviced in readiness for the three thousand kilometre ride next week.  She feels as eager to go as I. As I will be camping out on the way, … Continue reading

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Perspective on the Road

Interesting thoughts of an Irishman driving home at night.  The road is great place to develop one’s philosophy, especially for a motorcyclist. The environment seems to be so much more a part of the experience when one is outside a box. Driving … Continue reading

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