Walking Coastal Sydney: The Rocks to Maroubra & Manly to the Spit Bridge

Currently Reading: Bill Dunbar – Telemachus (Pre-Publication – Draft 2, 2019) My mother (Naida) and brother (Steve) arrived in town for my Graduation celebrations last week, and we walked up a storm over the week they were here. We were occasionally grounded due to the onset of some much needed wet weather and by the … Continue reading Walking Coastal Sydney: The Rocks to Maroubra & Manly to the Spit Bridge

Thesis life gives way to this novel concept called free time

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

Royal National Park Coastal Track Part 1 – Otford to Garie Beach

Currently reading: David Mitchell – Ghostwritten (almost done) | Peter Matthiessen – The Snow Leopard (struggle street) | David Foster Wallace – Infinite Jest (if you're reading this Jay, I am making progress!) Zoey and I hiked part one of the Royal Coastal trail this weekend, from Otford in the south to Garie Beach, approx … Continue reading Royal National Park Coastal Track Part 1 – Otford to Garie Beach

Gone Goastal: Hiking in the Royal – Heathcote Station to Loftus Station via Audley & Honeymoon Stairs + Pope’s Glen & Braeside, Blackheath

I'm book-ending this post with two unrelated shots of lovely sunrises. I have started rising with the birds again and it's amazing what you see in those early hours... I've been meaning to do some hiking in the Royal National Park for as long as I can remember. It's Australia's oldest National Park and provides … Continue reading Gone Goastal: Hiking in the Royal – Heathcote Station to Loftus Station via Audley & Honeymoon Stairs + Pope’s Glen & Braeside, Blackheath