Step 1. Leave house in late afternoon with only a vague notion of where you’re going.
Step 2. Don’t bring headlamp, map, money, phone, water, snacks, etc.
Step 3. Walk for an hour or two deep into bushlands on nicely marked paths.
Step 4. Upon noticing it will be dark soon, decide to go just a little farther Continue reading The Wayward Stroll 101: How to Get Lost in Suburban Bushlands
Ah, Austraaaaalia! The land of ultra violet rays, sunshine, draught, flatness, bogans*, and marsupial road kill. I’ve so far only experienced the last. My first kangaroo sighting was a gruesome and sad mess, followed shortly by a living, breathing roo laying peacefully in the grass. I frantically screamed at Tom to stop the ute**, camera at the ready, thinking how lucky I was to finally see one Continue reading Aventures in Australia, Part I