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 [...]

Port Macquarie Part I: Billabong Zoo & Wildlife Park

“For me life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger Aren't these creatures just divine? "It is better to live one day as a lion than a hundred years as a sheep" Related Articles & Resources [...]

Preparing for the Summer Season in Australia – #NSWRFS HR Sunset

“The only order in the universe is just a cycle of calm and chaos.” ― Toba Beta "Me thinks that the moment my legs begin to move, my thoughts begin to flow." ― Henry David Thoreau "I can think of no more stirring symbol of man's humanity to man than a fire engine." ― Kurt Vonnegut "You have to do something [...]