Archive for September, 2017

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Welcome to Aireys Inlet

Unless you live under a rock (in which case you are unlikely to be reading this email) you will be aware that this weekend is the AFL Grand Final being played between the Richmond Tigers and the Adelaide Crows.

In fact our beloved state government has even afforded us a public holiday on Friday to prepare for the big game, where else but Australia?

Despite this we will be … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Welcome to Aireys Inlet

The Wiggle Amy’s Gran Fondo went off last Sunday without a hitch.  Despite the inclement weather leading up to the day, the sun was out for the duration of the event and the rain stayed away.

As we head into preliminary final week in the AFL, it usually means that the lower levels of football around … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

This weekend sees the annual Wiggle Amy’s Gran Fondo.

“Gran Fondo” is an age-old Italian cycling term meaning ‘great endurance’. Traditionally a Gran Fondo is a timed event that has a scenic, challenging, mountainous course.

Starting in Lorne, the cyclists will ride through the Otway Ranges and along a breath taking 40km stretch of the Great Ocean Road before finishing on the main street in Lorne.

With almost 12,000 riders taking part in … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

What a week we have had on the Surfcoast! Large ocean swells delighting the surfers, lots and lots of rain delighting those who rely on tank water and we even had snow at the back of Lorne.

In fact I had a surf on Tuesday with a local lad who had been ‘skiing’ in the Otway’s in the morning and was heading out for surf at his ‘local’ break. How many … Continue Reading »