Mental Mountains: Perry’s Lookdown to Du Faur Head Return, Blackheath Blue Mountains NSW

“If you want to conquer fear, don't sit at home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” ― Dale Carnegie Whether we recognise it or not, each of us live with fear everyday. I don't think it's possible to conquer it entirely but I know for sure that we gain so much if we [...]

Cowan to Berowra Waters Return in Winter

Who's the kid on the hike? Oh wait, that's me... Among the burn in the legs, the sore arches and the mental game of putting one foot in front of the other up the hills, I find so much joy and accomplishment from hiking - and the elation of being a child again. This time [...]

Mount Solitary in Autumn, Katoomba Blue Mountains

I nearly piked on this hike... because I thought I'd stay warm and read a book or paint at home instead, but on the trek to Mt Solitary, I soon felt that elation I always do and remembered why I do this at all. Why, also, it would have been crazy for me to have [...]