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Springwood Bushwalking Club – 50th Anniversary Book

I was delighted to get a copy of The Springwood Bushwalking Club’s 50th Anniversary Book – “Adventures, Friends and Memories” in the post a few days ago. The club was my first serious introduction to bushwalking. The Club was started … Continue reading

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Fungi at Sassafras Gully – 8 August 2017

This looks like being my last trip to Sassafras Gully to look for fungi for the season. I found very little out on this trip. There had been two small falls of rain a week or two before my visit, … Continue reading

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Wolli Ck Fungi – 7 and 8 July 2017

I visited Wolli Creek looking for fungi over two days. The second visit was a field activity of the Sydney Fungal Studies Group and I also visited the area by myself the day before to get an idea what was … Continue reading

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Nerriga Weekend 25-26 February 2017

I joined my friends John and Chuin Nee, and their sons Jasper and Sebastian on a visit to John’s mother’s property at Nerriga. The property is located on the beautiful Corang River. As well as a lot of eating, we … Continue reading

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Tempe Wetlands – 12 March 2016

I went down to Tempe Wetlands early on Saturday morning to join the Tempe Birdos for their monthly bird count. It was interesting wandering slowly around the three pools that make up the wetlands, looking for birds, watching what they … Continue reading

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Taronga Zoo Visit – 18 November 2015

Another enjoyable day at the zoo. This time it was quite a hot day. Not so many visitors and a lot of sleeping animals. The zoo is a good place to practice your photography. It is challenging┬áto photograph the animals … Continue reading

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Glenbrook Gorge – Euroka Walk – 9 July 2014

The weather forecast was not good for this day. It was supposed to be cold and very windy. Bob was keen on a daywalk, and so we decided┬áthat it would be better to walk in the Lower Blue Mountains. I … Continue reading

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Bola Creek – Royal National Park – 5 April 2014

With unfinished business from the day before – my photographic activities curtailed by rain, it was good to return while the fungi was still in good condition. Digi Dave came along too. We walked the 700m down Lady Carrington Drive … Continue reading

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Central Plateau of Tasmania Walk – 22nd January – 4th February 2014 – Part 1 – Higgs Track to the Walls of Jerusalem

A return to one of my favourite places. I had taken a flight to Launceston and had got dropped off at a Backpackers in Launceston. Next mission was to buy gas cylinders and get a National Park Pass, and then … Continue reading

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Three Gorges Bike Ride – 20 July 2013

After reading a report on the Cycle Atlas Site about this ride, I thought that it had been a long time since my bike had been out that way and it was about time to do it again. The ride … Continue reading

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