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Sneezing and reading

As much as I love Spring, I wish it would love me. Sydney is experiencing extremely high pollen counts at the moment which means I have weeping red eyes, sneeze constantly and generally feel grumpy and dozy after taking heaps of antihistamines. 339 more words


World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

On National Geographic, Doug Schnitzspahn posted an excellent list of the best of the best:

• Mount Kailash Pilgrimage, Tibet
• Israel National Trail, Israel…

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A Grit & Grace Collection: Reflections From the Heart of a Rebel, Tender and Wild

Hi, reader! If you didn’t follow me over to my new blog last year (2013), you haven’t heard from me in a while. I hope you are doing well. 220 more words

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Grandma Gatewood - Appalachian Trail

Emma Rowena Gatewood, better known as Grandma Gatewood (October 25, 1887–June 4, 1973), was an extreme hiker and ultra-light hiking pioneer who was the…

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Mawson: And the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen

I thought I knew much about the history of Antarctic exploration. Yet I learned much, much more after reading this book.

The incredible story of…

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Colours of a Sydney winter

Last week I found a reference to a book that I thought I couldn’t live without, but it was very expensive so I wanted to see it before deciding whether to buy it.  228 more words


30 Cooking Tips and Tricks!

1. Store spices in a cool, dark place, not above your stove. Humidity, light and heat will cause herbs and spices to lose their flavor. 704 more words

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