Thirty nine years later and I’m a McLaren Vale Local

Even though this wine-growing region is barely past the fringes of Adelaide’s suburban sprawl, McLaren Vale still has the hallmarks of a country town. It’s not just the rolling hills and vineyard rows which designate the Vale as rural. It is its country ways which persist in the Vale despite its proximity to the city.Continue reading “Thirty nine years later and I’m a McLaren Vale Local”

A quick winter’s bike ride in McLaren Vale.

It’s winter and its cold and often blowy. I’m not getting on my bike much. But I’ve promised myself that every time I go and get the mail, I’ll do it by bike. It’s a quick 6 km circuit down to the post office and back and the hills are made easy with my e-bikeContinue reading “A quick winter’s bike ride in McLaren Vale.”