Katherine Gorge

This is the sky that fare-welled us as we drove out of Darwin, heading towards Katherine. Nitmiluk National Park is  244 km southeast of Darwin, around a series of gorges on the Katherine River and Edith Falls. Previously named Katherine Gorge National Park, its northern edge borders Kakadu National Park. The gorges and the surrounding landscape have great ceremonial significance to the … More Katherine Gorge

The Gift

Last week I posted about forest bathing and trees. This tale follows that trail…. There once lived an old man. Gentle by nature, he was very old. A solitary person of no nomenclature.  No-one had bothered giving him a name. Including himself.  It did not seem important or necessary.  Living alone in the woods gave him … More The Gift

Springburst

  It’s been a bitterly cold winter this year here. Although still cold in the mornings and evenings, daylight hours are lengthening. The sun shines in a bright blue sky. Through our front window I watch the birds chase each other in a frenzy of spring romance. In the garden spring is bursting as the … More Springburst

Awesome Food

While on our mini birthday getaway to the Adelaide Hills we went to Aldgate. A good cup of coffee was calling us.  The plan was to get back to the cottage before dark. That was very nearly kyboshed when we got a flat tyre. Well, semi-flat. After inspecting it more closely TRH decided to try adding … More Awesome Food

Saturday Smiles

The smiles today are just to say we have been away for a couple of nights. NO internet access. It was serenely peaceful. But it’s also nice to be back home. Some of you may have noticed my absence. We were away for two nights at a Bed and Breakfast in the Adelaide Hills for … More Saturday Smiles

The Gift

There once lived an old man. Gentle by nature, he indeed was very old. A solitary person of no nomenclature.  No-one had bothered giving him a name. Including himself.  It did not seem important or necessary.  Living alone in the woods gave him the shelter and comfort he sought. As a young man, broken hearted, he … More The Gift