Category Archives: Trails

Star Leaves in Park

An infectious song is spreading around our household. It’s quite an inspired take on “Loving me Softly, With His Song”. It’s of course much too rude to be reproduced here. At Sax’s insistence, in Tumut, today we went for a … Continue reading

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An Urban Dream

I’m going to be in a spot of trouble after this post, as this was my last day in Bathurst for about ten days, and during the first half of that I had to rely on my old phone and … Continue reading

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Journeys in the Mushroom Kingdom pt 1

Today we returned to Sunny Corner. It’s fun and easy to imagine we’re in a game of Super Mario Brothers. For starters, here’s Toad, cute as always: and here’s an all-too charming Mario: The dashing and brave Luigi: and Princess … Continue reading

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No Mud, No Life

…I just remembered I had a game of Spider Solitaire open that I was badly losing. I was reminded of it by opening the game again and being greeted by my dismal failure. Hey! Don’t get down about that, because … Continue reading

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Murder in Dem Hills

Sax, like any dog, needs exercise. And Ryan, like any lumberjack, needs lumber. Today we decided to combine the two, loaded the bikes onto the car, and drove up to the Sugar Pines, above Batlow. You may remember the Sugar … Continue reading

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The Eagle’s Nest

Riding today and the challenge was wheelies and bunny hops. The competition was fierce; But not really. So in the end we gave up and went to the BMX park, a place so rugged and wild even the eagles fear … Continue reading

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From Kinross to Gotham

White-winged choughs in the pines Choughs, who build mud nests and are easily confused for crows, have the odd tendency of their eyeballs swelling and becoming brighter when the bird is agitated. For a startling example of this, check out:¬†http://amatteroflight.com/gallery2/d/1167-4/White-winged-Chough_4502v1.jpg … Continue reading

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