July 26, 2015 Leave a comment
Summer in Sydney is glorious. There are coastal walks, like the Spit Bridge to Manly, with little quiet beaches. If the sun gets to much you can duck off the track and take a swim with next to no one.
An international scavenger hunt
April 18, 2015 1 Comment
Muogamarra Nature Reserve is open for six short weeks a year during Spring. All the plants are flowering, the native bees are out in force, the weather is perfect and you get sweeping views across the sandstone country of the Hawkesbury River. And if you’re extra lucky, your loved ones take you for pie at Pie in the Sky across the road or down to Brooklyn for fish and chips afterwards.
November 6, 2014 3 Comments
One weekend in June I joined the bevy of noble-minded hikers training to walk the Great North Walk for Oxfam. The day’s endeavours: the 11km segment between Brooklyn and Cowan. It wasn’t the most inviting of days but we met plenty of enthusiastic walkers getting up their kms. The day ended well with a rewarding pie from the Berowra Bakery on the highway. I highly recommend visiting Dave Noble’s walking blog and checking out his much more fitting tribute to the walk, then exploring the rest of his blog. Amazing photographs.
In the meantime, here is the dark and gloomy evidence…
October 27, 2014 3 Comments