- I still haven't sent my email of introduction to you all.
I am a woman from Melbourne, who thinks the idea of living car free is
great, and am really enjoying reading the discussion in the newsgroup. I
have recently got rid of the family car (underused and overcapitalised) but
my husband has a work car with private use. The majority of my transport is
now by bike(to uni and to get bread and milk etc), walking (to the nearest
shopping centre/bus depot), or bus, with two trips to the gym a week and a
fortnightly grocery shop in the car (plus the occasional, obligatory, family
trip to see the in-laws).
I am enjoying slowing down a bit - always felt guilty being one person in a
Not sure about where I go to from here... but will sit in the background and
consider all your ideas...