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…

A Teaparty with Elves in Tumble

Lately I’ve been working on creating a challenge cache (more about that later), but in doing so I realised I hadn’t quite obtained the criteria I was planning to set, which didn’t seem quite right….. That, combined with itchy feet on both dad and my part to go caching, and a need to get the…

a Day with No Forethought

Midway through Saturday morning, Jen said to me, quite out of the blue, “if you want to go caching for a few hours and leave the kids with me, you can” – Wha?! OK! You don’t have to tell me twice! 😃 I checked the map all so briefly and considered a couple of groups…

Lake Mac Lap

After a quiet non-caching week, getting in some studies and other boring things, I needed to head to Lake Macquarie (I recall this being something like Australia’s largest Salt Water lake) to pick up some items from a colleague.  Summer wanted to come for the drive (so long as I promised to stop at the…