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 [...]

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 [...]

Exploring Kanangra-Boyd and Blue Mountains National Parks on Good Friday

I spent all of Good Friday in nature (and the car!), with my first trip to Kanangra-Boyd National Park (Kanangra Walls and Kalang Falls via Jenolan Caves) to see my man off on a hike. After dropping him off I drove back to the Blue Mountains to explore Hargraves Lookout, Perry's Lookdown and the Wind-Eroded Cave [...]