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Green & Gold

The granite belt is just beautiful in winter – the bare trees and frosty mornings have a bleak but unique charm. But there is nothing quite like bursting colour – yellow explosions of wattle dotting the roads, hills and forest walks.   14 more words


10 May 2015

Mr Gellibrand’s Temporary Tenure

Conditions: SW wind about 15-20 knots, tide going out.

After our impulsive breakfast decision to head out to South Arm Peninsula (see previous entry), we gathered up the dogs and set off knowing only that there was a walk at the end of the peninsula but not much more about it.   2,080 more words


A walk in the bush

While it may seem a bit dreary outside there is still plenty of interesting things to see in our local bush. There are lots of fungi and orchids if you dare to brave the cold.

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Low Cost School Holiday Adventuring

These school holidays we will be spending a lot of time at home, instead of our usual road trip north. During winter, the warmth of the house and the slow pace of holiday mornings mean that it is easy to get lulled into the stay-indoors trap.  842 more words

Bush Walks

West Coast Wandering

After leaving the Seal colony we continued on South, stopping to do a few walks in the Paparoa National Park, the first was called the Truman Track, only a short walk, which took us through sub-tropical bush and down to the Sea. 279 more words



With the approach of winter, and the onset of shorter days and increasingly cool, crisp nights, we have started to go owling again.

In our family the practise of going out at night into the bush with torches to spot wildlife used to be known as ‘spotlighting’. 283 more words

Bush Life

On the trail of adventure

TREMISANA CAMP, HOEDESPRUIT, SOUTH AFRICA — There are two ways to explore the bush: by foot or by jeep. And just the difference of that one single meter of height lets you in on two completely different worlds. 850 more words

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