Currently Reading: Nick Jaffe – The Years Thunder By | Sophie Green – The Inaugral Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club | James Clear – Atomic Habits | Karen Joy Fowler – We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves We spent our rest day at Ormiston Gorge doing all those necessary things that long distance … Continue reading Larapinta Trail – Days 5-7: Section 9 – Ormiston Gorge to Serpentine Chalet Dam
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 Still off the reading wagon - the TBR pile is currently a little neglected but it is not forgotten... Ralphs Falls is listed as one of Tassie's … Continue reading Hiking the Ralphs Falls Circuit and The Blue Tier’s Big Tree
Currently Reading: Donna Tartt – The Goldfinch | Victor Steffensen – Fire Country We are now four weeks into lockdown here in Tassie - a similar timeline to that being experienced by people all over the world. The curve appears to be flattening in Australia, so we're feeling cautiously optimistic that there may be the … Continue reading East Coast Tasmania – Some Pictorial Highlights from those last days of Freedom
Currently Reading: Trent Dalton – Boy Swallows Universe | Alice Bishop – A Constant Hum | Victor Steffensen – Fire Country | Ian McEwan – Sweet Tooth My primary reason for return to Tas this time round was to join a small group of family and close friends for a journey up the Gordon River … Continue reading West Coast Tasmania
Currently Reading: Trent Dalton – Boy Swallows Universe | Anna Burns – Milkman | Victor Steffensen – Fire Country | Ian McEwan – Sweet ToothAfter the 2020 fire (I mean peach) season ended, I headed briefly back to the Blue Mountains via Kangaroo Valley and Fitzroy Falls at Morton National Park, before packing up the … Continue reading Southbound from the Blueys to Tasmania
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