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

Charles Darwin Track – Wentworth Falls + Korrowal Knife Edge and other Jamison Valley traverses

Currently reading: David Mitchell – Ghostwritten (still) | Peter Matthiessen – The Snow Leopard (still) | David Foster Wallace – Infinite Jest (back at it!) In addition to my usual local jaunts, I went for a couple of early morning rambles at Wentworth Falls and Katoomba over the past week. I was covering old ground … Continue reading Charles Darwin Track – Wentworth Falls + Korrowal Knife Edge and other Jamison Valley traverses

Berghofers Pass – Mt Vic | Hassans Walls – Lithgow | Transit of Venus Walk – Woodford

Currently reading: Peter Matthiessen – The Snow Leopard | David Mitchell – Ghostwritten I was pretty happy to greet the weekend by Friday of this week. I texted Kev and Lee around 9am Saturday morning to see if they were keen to hike and we set out on an exploratory mission around Mt Vic, Lithgow … Continue reading Berghofers Pass – Mt Vic | Hassans Walls – Lithgow | Transit of Venus Walk – Woodford

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

Horseshoe Falls Reserve – North Hazelbrook

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