Tag Archives: Carnarvon Gorge

Knowing the Wonder part 5

I believe the fauna of the Carnarvon landscape does not hold as much interest for the visitor as do the spectacular landforms and vibrant spring flowers. Yes there are kangaroos and several species of wallaby, while possums, gliders and bats … Continue reading

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Knowing the Wonder – Part 4

I was delighted to win a Schools Commission Educational Innovations Grant offered by the Whitlam Government in the 1970s. It paid for me to recruit three different parties of senior secondary students and take each group for ten days trekking … Continue reading

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Knowing the Wonder – Part 3

The trail up the Carnarvon Gorge ¬†winding for 10 kilometres from the Rangers Office to Cathedral Cave crosses the spring fed Carnarvon Creek many times and one of the fun challengers for walkers is making it across on the steppingstones … Continue reading

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Knowing the Wonder – Part 2

The history of the area is indeed colourful, yet it is not the history so much as the Genius Loci of the Carnarvon landscape that attracts me to this spectacular country. I think of how the aesthetics, the pervading spiritual … Continue reading

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Talk to Toowoomba English teachers Part 1

How many teaches can claim that all their students enjoy their classes? That they are not just going on delivering a curriculum that has been prescribed. How many can claim to be innovators? My novel is about an ambitious teacher … Continue reading

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Walkers get together – Great Walk remembered

Yesterday evening my companions who shared the Carnarvon Great Walk with me in August had a get together with their spouses at my home in Sunnybank. We had a lot of fun sharing our memories and joking about the trip. … Continue reading

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At Last!

It is over a month since my last post. Just shows that writing does not have such a high priority in my life. On Sunday I head to Roma to seek to promote Cave Hill and then to Carnarvon for … Continue reading

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