Monthly Archives: October 2014

Cooks River Birds – Additions – 30 Oct 2014

I went down to the Cooks River again with my camera. This time I met up with Digi Dave. I started at Ewan Park and photographed the Tawny Frogmouths there. This time there was one adult and two chicks. 

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More Birds of the Cooks River – 28 October 2014

I went down with my camera after hearing about some Tawny Frogmouth chicks that can be seen. They took a while to find – but I spotted two sets  of Tawny Frogmouths. Each set consisted the parents and two chicks. … Continue reading

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Blue Mountains Weekend 25-26 October 2014

Su Li wanted to take her cousin Michelle down a canyon, and she chose Empress Canyon at the head of the Valley of the Waters at Wentworth Falls. I had travelled up the mountains with John, Chuin Nee and their … Continue reading

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Vale – Graant Benett

Graant Benett was riding his bike last week on one of his usual training rides when he was knocked down by a turning car. He had nasty injuries including major brain damage and he sadly he passed away a few days … Continue reading

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Blue Gum Forest 18-19 October 2014

It was a great weekend to be in the bush. The wildflowers were magnificent as was the weather. It was warm enough for a (quick) swim in the Grose River. This was a walk to Blue Gum Forest. I went … Continue reading

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Kameruka Bushwalking Club – Reunion – Blackheath 15-16 October 2014

I was an active member of the KBC – the Kameruka Bushwalking Club from the mid 1970’s to the early 80’s. Last week I attended a reunion of the club held at Blackheath. It was a great opportunity to catch up with … Continue reading

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Dawn – Govetts Leap, Blackheath 16 October 2014

I was in Blackheath for the Kameruka Bushwalking Club reunion, and I was staying up there at a friend’s place. On the second day of the reunion, I got up early and went to Govetts Leap for the sunrise.

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Photographing the Moon

I recently attempted to photograph the moon during a total lunar eclipse. Unfortunately, here in Sydney, we had a fairly cloudy night. I went outside a number of times to see what conditions were like. At one time a few … Continue reading

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Deep Pass – Birthday Weekend 11-12 October 2014

A large group of friends headed up to Deep Pass. We had three birthdays to celebrate – and Deep Pass is not only a great campsite – it has many interesting places nearby to visit. Wildflowers, birds, canyons, cracks and … Continue reading

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Sunset and Sunrise at Katoomba 10-11 October 2014

A group of us were heading up to the mountains for a birthday celebration weekend at Deep Pass. Some of us went up on Friday afternoon to photograph the sunset at Katoomba. We camped the night on Narrow Neck, so … Continue reading

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