Canberra: Day 2

Tuesday 14th May 2019, Canberra.
A fascinating day meeting with the UK High Commissioner Vicki Treadell and the deputy High Commissioner Ingrid Southworth. The amazing thing was that Ingrid had seen me a couple of weeks ago cycling on the Great Ocean Road and recognised me!
We discussed the risk that post Brexit new Free Trade Agreements could adversely affect the trade of poorer countries.
Yesterday was Election Day in Australia so there was lots of political activity.
Unfortunately I am now going down with a sore throat and cold.

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With the British High Commissioner Vicki Treadell
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With the deputy British High Commissioner Ingrid Southworth
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Behind the election TV cameras
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Meeting some of the candidates, here the Greens.
Discussed how increased weather unpredictability due to climate change had impacted me on my ride
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I can go with that
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And that
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Skyspace an interesting artwork

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Very early map of Australia
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Beethoven life mask

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Gilray cartoon

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The daily Last Post ceremony

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Captain Cook’s death

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The Ataturk memorial. A bit like having a memorial to Napoleon in central London

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