Monthly Archives: May 2014

Vivid – Sydney Light Festival 2014

Vivid is back and bigger than ever this year. One evening is certainly not enough time to see it all. I ventured into the city on two evenings and certainly did not see everything. This year there seemed to be a lot … Continue reading

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Hawkesbury River Bush Regeneration – 24 – 25 May 2014

Last weekend was bush regeneration time. I went with a group of friends for a paddle along the Hawkesbury River from the Mooney Mooney boat-ramp where the Pacific Highway crosses the river to Gentlemans Halt near Spencer. Gentlemans Halt is in Maramara National … Continue reading

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Palona Creek – Royal National Park – 22 May 2014

I went on a nice walk with Digi Dave and Kim to Palona Creek in Royal National Park. Palona Creek is a tributary of the Hacking River and is reached by a short walk along Lady Carrington Drive. When we … Continue reading

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Coastal Walking – Milsons Point to Bondi Walk – 21 May 2014

Previously I had walked from Manly to Milsons Point and I had been along the coast from Bronte to Bondi Beach and from Bronte to La Perouse. I thought it would be a good time to do another section – … Continue reading

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Thornleigh to Chatswood Walk – 19 May 2014

This was a nice walk I did by myself through the Lane Cove National Park. This is a walk that is easy to do via public transport. I started out at Thornleigh Station and walked a short way to Thorneigh Oval … Continue reading

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Zig Zag Climbing Day – 17 May 2014

Here are a few photos of  nice day at the Zig Zag climbing area at Mt Victoria in the Blue Mts. The climbers are Chuin Nee, Stu, Brent, Su Li, Enmoore, John and Jasper.

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New Fungi Resources

Three resources that provide information about fungi and help you identify them have recently become available. A new guide was published in Tasmania – A Field Guide To Tasmanian Fungi by Genevieve Gates and David Ratkowsky. This guide is relevant … Continue reading

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Faulconbridge to Glenbrook Walk – 15 – 16 May 2014

Wendy had two days off and wanted to do a walk. After some discussion, we decided that a walk in the Lower Blue Mountains from Faulconbridge to Glenbrook would be good. I met Wendy at Springwood, and after a coffee … Continue reading

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Fungi at Lane Cove Bushland Park – 13 May 2014

I thought it was time to return to Lane Cove Bushland Park to check out the fungi once again. It was very wet for my last visit. This time it was much drier – and there did not seem to … Continue reading

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Morels at Engadine – 12 May 2014

Morels are an unusual type of fungi. I had never seen them before and was quite intrigued when Brian Everingham of the National Parks Association posted some shots on Facebook of some he had recently spotted near where he lives … Continue reading

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