An irritating bit of shopping today in a bike shop — I ducked in to take a quick look at helmets, since mine is starting to fall apart and I’ll probably have to replace it soon. The 20-ish guy in the shop was far too over-eager to sell me something, anything, now but also seemed to be of the mind-set that anyone venturing out on a bicycle without a helmet was guaranteed of dieing of head injuries in only days. I tried asking him what he thought of the tens of millions of cyclists in Europe who somehow manage to defy his “odds,” but he just wasn’t interested.
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Journal for [2003-07-05 Sat]・ 2 mins
One of the fearless Kookaburras at Lorne There’s bird-life and other wildlife all over the place every time we visit. King parrots, Crimson rosellas, Pied currawongs, Kookaburras and Magpies all come and feed off the balcony — but not all at the same time. The King parrots and Kookaburras will feed out of your hand, the magpies snatch food from your fingers, the currawongs are too shy with people, but scare all the others away!.. [cont.]