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

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

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

Perrys Lookdown to Blue Gum Forest – Camping at Acacia Flat

Currently reading: Levison Wood – Walking the Himalayas (still) | Cristina Garcia – The Lady Matador’s Hotel (still) | Jeff Greenwald – Shopping for Buddhas (still) | David Mitchell – Black Swan Green After the craziness of Christmas, I was keen to get away from it all for a few days, so Kevin, Lee and … Continue reading Perrys Lookdown to Blue Gum Forest – Camping at Acacia Flat

Amphitheatre Track – Leura Cascades

Currently reading: Levison Wood - Walking the Himalayas (still) | Cristina Garcia - The Lady Matador's Hotel (still) | Jeff Greenwald - Shopping for Buddhas I thought I'd hiked all the trails in the Leura Cascades area, but was pleasantly surprised to discover the Ampthitheatre track on yesterday's romp. Despite Sonia Overall's advice to never … Continue reading Amphitheatre Track – Leura Cascades