Port Macquarie 2018/19 Part I: Flynns Beach

“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” — Jacques Yves Cousteau It was wonderful to spend time in Port Macquarie, to be still and to take in a new year. We stayed near the beaches, close to Flynns Beach, where the sunrise made me feel at ease, [...]

Beautiful Ties and Bittersweet Memories

“Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.” ― Shannon Alder The above photographs are from my time in country Orange, where I visited my loving Pa and family. I'm grateful to have seen my Pa when I did; more in the [...]

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 [...]