It’s okay to say you’re not okay, A Poem for You

R U OK? It’s okay to say You’re not okay. When life’s a raceway, Or you want to hideaway It could be your DNA, Or time for a holiday. You may have forgotten to play Or lost your way. When you feel the world weigh, Sometimes it’s hard to see past today. There’s no need [...]

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 [...]