A journey of 1000 steps

"The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." - Lao Tzu It is no small wonder that you are alive and that I am writing to YOU. One thing that's become ever more apparent this year is just how precious life is. It isn't straight forward to be born into this world or to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]