Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Mermaids Cave and Orphan Rock – 20 July 2017

I was heading up the mountains with Bob for a walk. As usual, we had not decided where to go – leaving it up till when we saw what the weather was like – and often over a coffee at … Continue reading

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Fungi at Ferndale Park, Chatswood – 19 July 2017

I spent a day in the north shore looking for fungi. I first visited a site near Lane Cove – but found the fungi poor, so then headed to Ferndale Park at Chatswood. The fungi were not that good, but … Continue reading

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Wolli Creek – Fungi and Orchids – 18 July 2017

I completed another walk along Wolli Creek from Bexley North to near Turrella looking for fungi. There had been a little rain the week before and I was hoping it would bring some fungi out. But it seems the rai … Continue reading

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Starlights Trail to the Nattai River 15-16 July 2017

We had two birthdays to celebrate and the nice grassy flat on the Nattai River at the bottom of Starlights Trail seemed a good venue. So we met at the bakery at Hilltop and then set out along the Wattle … Continue reading

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More Passes of Narrow Neck – Diamond Head and Redledge Pass – 13 July 2017

Bob was keen for some more passes of Narrow Neck and as neither of us had been up or down Diamond Head Pass – we decided that this should be one that was visited. It would link up nicely with … Continue reading

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Butterbox Point – Photo Walk – 10 – 11 July 2017

Pioneer bushwalker, Marie Byles, during Easter 1918, went on a bushwalk with her father Cyril Byles to the Mt Hay area of the Blue Mountains. This was long before there was a road out that way. Her father is credited … Continue reading

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Bushcare at Gordon Creek – Middle Harbour – 9 July 2017

The bushcare group I am in spent a nice day weeding at Gordon Creek in Middle Harbour. This area is in Garigal National Park. We used kayaks, provided by the Willow Warriors (paddling bushcare group), to travel up Middle Harbour … 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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Narrow Neck Passes – Carlons Head and Glenraphael Head – 6 July 2017

It was a cold sunny day when I set out from the Dunphy Camping Area with Bob and Doug for Carlons Head. We climbed up the track from Carlons Farm and joined the road that leads up to the junction … Continue reading

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Taronga Zoo – 5 July 2017

This was a visit to Taronga Zoo accompanied by Chuin Nee and her two young sons Jasper and Sebastian. So, not too many photos this time as we were showing the children the animals. Here are a few – 

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