Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

,CyDawn chorus,CO Is a Blight; Grape Expectations withMax Crus

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

,CyDawn chorus,CO Is a Blight; Grape Expectations withMax Crus

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WHAT is it about suburbia between 5am and 6am where the streets, like the deepest ocean trenches, are filled with weird and bizarre creatures?

Partly itCOs the terrible dress sense that sets them apart. One might suppose people donCOt expect to encounter anyone else at 5.30 in the morning: a reasonable assumption, except that they do, and know they are likely to.

An enormous array of greys, daggy tracky dacks, bottomed by outlandishly sized joggers emblazoned with speed graphics and pockets of extra cushioning, never in fashion except in Michael Jackson film clips.

Could be the unusual gait early risers invariably display, no doubt a legacy of having three kids or a life behind a desk or down a mine shaft and not enough money for a personal trainer.

Cyclists are a significant part of the early morning wonderment, and not just by the unusual shapes formed under their sponsored lycra outfits ablaze with lurid designs inspired by pre-school finger-painting classes. …

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