A recent getaway to the Grampians National Park inspires new walks, even after dozens of visits. … More Walking in Wonderland
It was a different sort of bushwalk, even by Australian standards. I thought we might see some wildlife but I wasn’t expecting this. Giant butterflies, a prehistoric looking dragonfly, a funny looking emu and a kangaroo that looked more like Robocop than Skippy. You meet a lot of characters in the bush but I’ve never … More Steel a Look
Sometimes the best travel is right on our doorstep … even when things don’t go as planned. Last Sunday hubby and I decided to go on a spur of the moment drive into the Toolangi State Forest, just over an hour from home. I downloaded a map of the area, packed a thermos of coffee, donned … More Toolangi Trails
I walked Harry yesterday, my regular morning walk through the wetlands. My mind was filled with worries. I won’t go into details. We all have them, personal stresses that sometimes overwhelm and that nagging feeling that something is missing in our life.
Do you ever feel that life’s too serious and you need to lighten up? That there’s got to be more to our days than just the normal routine? Sometimes the sounds of nature and a bit of a daring attitude are just the tonic to a crazy nonsensical world.
“The mountains are calling and I must go.” (John Muir) I’ve always loved the mountains. The feeling of vastness and awe inspiring grandeur. As a child I was happiest when my family went for drives into the Victorian High Country. Now, as a wonder lusting adult one of the things I love most is exploring … More A Walk on the Wild side