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Andy Jackson
Andy Jackson
Fighting entropy since 1993

Well, I thought it was about time I added some new photos to the site. It’s not like I havne been taking gazillions of them recently or anything. Of course, the problem is finding the time to sort out which ones are the good ones and get them ready for uploading. The full set of new pics can be found in the November 2004 gallery. The one off to the right here shows a southernly view from Mt Victoria, and shows my latest rash purchase, a Giant Rincon mountain bike…

Well, as you can see, Wellington is a great city for mountain biking, and as it’s about the only sport I actually enjoy it seems crazy not to take advantage of the opportunity while I’m here. There’s about 6 decent bikable areas with 30mins of the town centre, and I intend to explore them whenever the weather allows. Mount Victoria is particularly groovy as it is ridiculously close to town (behind Oriental Bay, where I lived last time I was here), and has some great tracks. Managed to bit off a bit more than I could chew on the very first day I got the bike. Nearly got thrown off coming down a particularly steep, slidy and tree-rooty bit. Of course, nearly losing it is the fun part.

Also added a few more images from the last trip, including this one, which get promoted straight to the highlights gallery as it is my favourite fern picture by far. The other new ones can be found in the January 2004 gallery, and in the Abel Tasman gallery.