The section of Canberra Centenary Trail along the border with NSW overlooks Gungahlin and winds its way amongst rural hills.Continue reading “Canberra Centenary Trail: Taylor to Forde”
Play spaces are popping up all over Canberra. Canberra.bike provided a guide to play spaces and this is now updated in this post. A recent announcement by Chris Steel in May 2020 reminded us that there is more to come. Some were already in last years budget but a few have been brought forward as a result of COVID-19 playground closures. There is good news here for everybody.Continue reading “A play space everywhere”
Play Spaces, the large playgrounds that are so loved, are becoming more common. They are a great destination for a ride. The ACT Government is investing millions in them as part of urban renewal. Where did this idea come from? The RiotACT discussed this in 2018. A link to the article is found below.Continue reading “The rise of the play space”
Sutherland Crescent Central Community Playground is the official name of a place that should be called, with a little mystery, The Castle. The ramparts have collapsed to mounds around a courtyard filled with treasures. Enter across the drawbridge under the tower and discover the secrets.
Continue reading “The Castle of Taylor”
“On the south wall overlooking the plain, a man, by some magic, had created a marvel that flew like a bird and howled with great intensity.”Stories of a Traveller (MMXX AD)
Moncrieff is a new suburb in the north.
The Taylor estate is opposite on the other side of Horse Park Drive. This area is quite flat and the bike infrastructure is good. The estate planning in Gungahlin has worked out well for cyclists. All the more puzzling why the estate planning in Molonglo Valley, which started later, has been so patchy. One of the successes of urban planning in Gungahlin is certainly the Moncrieff Community Recreation Park Playground. It is also known as “Move at Moncrief”.Continue reading “Move @ Moncrieff”
A ride from Belconnen to Thorsby, and then along Horse Park Drive in Gungahlin to Casey shops before returning via Gungahlin Pond.Continue reading “Horse Park Drive Gungahlin”