Monthly Archives: January 2016

Ian Brown Photographic Exhibition

An old friend, Blue Mountains based nature photographer Ian Brown, has an exhibition atĀ Braemar at Springwood coming up soon. Should be worth a look.

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Wolli Creek – Nature Walk – 28 January 2016

I spent an enjoyable afternoon walking along Wolli Creek between Bexley North and Tempe yesterday. I was mainly on the lookout for any fungi, but I also spotted a lot of lizards and a multitude of millipedes. It is very … Continue reading

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Blue Mountains – Canyons and a Walk – 26-27 January 2016

Wendy had organised two days of canyoning in the Blue Mountains. Digi Dave and myself joined her. On the first day, Jan was also along. As the weather forecast was for cool and wet weather, we chose some drier canyons. … Continue reading

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Glenbrook to Grey Hat Falls Walk – 24 January 2016

I was hoping before setting out on this walk, that the water levels in Kanuka Brook would be higher than on a previous visit to Grey Hat Falls so I could obtain some better photos. Also, it was an overcast … Continue reading

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Sassafras Gully – 22 January 2016

It had only been 4 days since my last visit to Sassafras Gully, but this was an opportunist trip, organised at the last minute with the main objective to try and photograph Clarinda and Numantia Falls. Both these waterfalls are … Continue reading

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Mill Creek and Georges River Paddle – 21 January 2016

I spent an enjoyable day with Digi Dave paddling around parts of the Georges River. Digi Dave had his sea kayak and I was in my packraft. Our main objective was to see how far we could paddle up Mill … Continue reading

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Blue Mountains Canyoning – 20 January 2016

This was another nice day of canyoning in the Blue Mountains with Bob. It was sure nice to be down a canyon on a hot summers day. We started off abseiling into a scrubby gully and found ourselves in a … Continue reading

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Cooks River Shame! Its well past time for Container Deposit Legislation

While on the Cooks River yesterday, I took this photo – I think it says a lot. This is about 2 km downstream of a council installed boom across part of the river that successfully collects an enormous number of … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birds – 19 January 2016

What have the birds along the Cooks River been up to. I went along the cycleway on my bike and took my camera to find out. Here are some pictures –

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Sassafras Gully – Orchids, Fungi and Cascades – 17 – 18 January 2016

Sassafras Gully is a very pleasant and popular place for daywalks. But at the junction of Sassafras Gully and Glenbrook Creek there is a very nice campsite, next to a large swimming hole. I had been there plenty of times … Continue reading

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