Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

My Nicklin Way 'Game' Is Frustrating

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

My Nicklin Way 'Game' Is Frustrating

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SOAPBOX

SHIRLEY SINCLAIR

shirley.sinclair@scnews.com.au

FOR several months, I have been playing a game as I ply the bitumen of the Nicklin Way at Kawana.

Some days or nights, I'm taken out of the game very early. Most times, I receive a flicker of hope that victory is within my grasp. But alas, I've never managed to conquer the game.

So here are the rules.

Between my home at Wurtulla and McKenzie Bridge, Minyama, are 11 sets of traffic lights heading north and the same heading south on the return journey.

I try to travel the whole stretch while driving at the legal speed limit and obeying all road rules, without having to stop at any of the lights.

I reckon it's impossible and I'm yet to be proven wrong - no matter whether I get a fairly clear run at 5am or midnight, a steady run at 7. …

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