Time Travels

I like those moments in life when things just seem to fall into place when you least expect it.  This weekend, a friend mentioned they were going to Goulburn – my ears pricked up as this was the place I spent my formative years (age 9-16)… as it turns out, her kids had a dancing competition to attend, and…

Reduplication

Within Australian toponymy, it’s common to find place names where the name is repeated,  for example Woy Woy or Wagga Wagga. These place names are general derived from the local indigenous language of the area, and reduplication is understood to be used as an intensifier – so where ‘Woy’ is water, it is generally understood…

To Hide or To Seek

I’ve come to a point with geocaching that I was told when I started would come, and I didn’t really appreciate the warning at the time – but having virtually cleaned out all there is close to home, it’s more difficult to just go out and “grab a cache” (or 2) as it suits, and…

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In Training

As the school holidays drew to a close, I found myself with the kids at the local netball courts learning to ride bikes and roll on skates – pleasingly, I had left Go to Court lie since it was published, despite it being so close to home, knowing I would be here one day for exactly…