I just can’t help myself, it seems

Now it’s Atherton that is throwing the mystery curves at me! On my way into town this morning, I chanced to notice this:

That was fine, I got my photo, but then, darned if I didn’t start to notice a whole gaggle of bikes chained along the street where I live.

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So, what is going on? Who can I ask? Is Atherton beginning to morph into a Venice of the Southern Hemisphere?

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25 responses to “I just can’t help myself, it seems

  1. Followed the trail to your blog from Renovating Italy. Love your bikes. I have a photo of a bike with a home made Santa on it up near Ravenshoe from a few years back. Seems like old bikes are an art form up your way!
    I live in Townsville by the way!

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  2. Steven

    As Bert has instructed me in regards to Venice, so I will say to you, Yvonne: Never leave your house without a camera in Atherton! Perhaps it seems slightly more imperative in Venice, but you did have to go back home to get it…

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  3. WhooHoo….a post from Yvonne!!
    Funny thing…I’ve been seeing more bikes chained on posts around my town….Mountain Lakes, NJ. I’m sure they aren’t being ridden from Atherton…lol.

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  4. Hi, Darlene. If you check Melissa’s answer, you’ll see there’s a big mountain bike event coming up here in Atherton. I’ll have to see if I can capture some of the action (without too much effort on my part.)

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  5. Yeh! you’re back. I think those are decorated for a wedding.

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  6. JoanneH

    It just your keen eye at work……………Never stop that………………

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  7. Yay! A blog post from Yvonne! I was so happy to see this pop up in my email!

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  8. Michelle

    Me, too! I was so happy to see you pop into my email. It doesn’t have to be Venice….you find intriguing things wherever you are!
    97 days!

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  9. Barb

    My first thought was that the first bicycle was dressed up and going to a wedding! What fun it was to then see the others.

    And Yvonne, I was so pleased to see “Hello World” pop up in my e-mail again. It was like a lovely surprise visit from a friend!

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  10. Jo

    Nice to have you back Yvonne – your postings are always a pleasure! Don’t desert us – I have learnt so much more about Venice from your blog which makes each visit even more delightful!

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  11. Melissa

    You l’il tricker, you’re back! Yay!

    Apparently it’s for a bike club thingy on the weekend called “Elevate”. You had me intrigued, so I called Super Cheap Atherton (could see their store in one of the photos) and they told me!

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