Yarra

Sporting the River

The river which runs through Melbourne is one of the city’s key geographical assets. It has been transformed and damaged since colonisation and invasion. These days it is a site for sporting and leisurely rowing. Its banks are a vital pathway for commuter cyclists and recreational joggers.

Saturday Recreation

The path next to the river is used by cyclists, runners and walkers. I rode eastwards: into a cold wind. Overcast. And the sun did not come out. This was normally my running route, but, owing to a slow-recovering injury, I was on my bike as some kind of alternative. This third weekend of October…

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