Hiking the Larapinta Trail. The Larapinta is one of Australia's premier long distance walking tracks, stretching for 223km through Arrernte Country, west of Alice Springs.
Currently Reading: Cassandra Pybus – Truganini | Celeste Ng –Little Fires Everywhere | Richard Flanagan – Death of a River Guide | Kyle Perry –The Bluffs Not much reading going on, I have to admit... it's summer and the sun is shining and the outside is calling... Over the course of the last few months, … Continue reading Roadtripping Tasmania’s Northeast Corner
Currently Reading: Cassandra Pybus – Truganini | Richard Flanagan – Death of a River Guide | Favel Parrett: When the Night Comes This article first appeared as a travel blog entry on the Allgoods Website on 17 November 2020www.allgoods.com.au Are you looking for an adventure to shake off those lockdown blues? Would you like to … Continue reading Three Capes Track – Tasman Peninsula
Currently Reading: Trent Dalton – Boy Swallows Universe | Margaret Atwood – The Testaments Teaching is over for another year. Well, I still have 150 x 2500 word essays to mark (small thing!) but this time I wrote the questions, so I am kind of intrigued to see what the students have come up with. … Continue reading Van Life 2020
Currently Reading: Alexis Wright – The Swan Book | William Faulkner – The Sound and the Fury | Jennifer Egan – The Invisible Circus I have been hermiting for the past several weeks as I went about the final stages of my 6.5 year PhD candidature journey. Hence the lack of recent posts. About a … Continue reading Thesis life gives way to this novel concept called free time
Currently reading: Sir Isaac Newton – Opticks | David Foster Wallace – Infinite Jest (in it for the long haul…) My working weeks are pretty full on at the moment as I ramp up for the final months of thesis life, so I'm trying to get as much hiking in on the weekends as I … Continue reading Grand Canyon – Blackheath, Blue Mtns
Currently reading: Jeff Greenwald – Shopping for Buddhas (still) | René Taton and Curtis Wilson (Eds.) – The General History of Astronomy Vol. 2: Planetary Astronomy from the Renaissance to the rise of Astrophysics (dabbling for thesis) | Sir Isaac Newton – Opticks | David Foster Wallace – Infinite Jest (this one could take a … Continue reading Horseshoe Falls Reserve – North Hazelbrook
Currently reading: Levison Wood - Walking the Himalayas | Cristina Garcia - The Lady Matador's Hotel We've had some fantastic summer storms these past few weeks. I took a drive to Cahills Lookout on Cliff Drive in Katoomba one afternoon to enjoy the massing of metallic blue clouds and the ever-changing display of light and … Continue reading Inspiration Point