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Ten boxes and an aerodrome

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Sunday 22 May 2011 – Yarralumla Brickworks

I wanted to find evidence of the old brickworks railway at Yarralumla. I hadn’t been to the brickworks for decades – not since it was an antique market, which was 1982, according to an ACTPLA timeline I found. I regret … Continue reading

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Saturday 7 May 2011 – Nicholls

This is the last of the Canberra Community Walks. I’ve now been on all 19 of them. I’d put Nicholls off because it was one of the longer walks – a 3.2km loop, mainly flat with moderate gradients. Dac wasn’t … Continue reading

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Sunday 27 March 2011 – Page

Page’s 2.15km flat loop with moderate gradients was our destination this weekend. The Belconnen suburb of Page is named after Earle Christmas Grafton Page (8 August 1880 – 20 December 1961) who, following the death of Joseph Lyons in 1939, … Continue reading

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Saturday 5 March 2011 – Palmerston

Jill (aka Albertine) and Andrew were still in town, staying with Annabel. After a week of remarkably cool weather, and with weekend forecasts in the low 20s, I could see that a walk was going to be possible. Jill agreed … Continue reading

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Sunday 27 February 2011 – Kaleen

Jill is here from Royal Leamington Spa, staying with Annabel, so the three of us set off at 9.30 am on the Canberra Community Walk through Kaleen. The day was reasonably cool and cloudy. I chose Kaleen because it’s time … Continue reading

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Saturday 9 October 2010 – Holder

For my first walk after a hectic week which included travel,1 I chose Holder. It’s not far away, and the loop is less than 3 kilometres. Canberra Community Walks map of Holder I wanted something straightforward because rain was threatening … Continue reading

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Sunday 26 September 2010 – Gordon

It’s an unexpected long weekend in Canberra – unexpected by me, anyway. It seems we’re having two long weekends in a row at this time of year from now on. This one is Family and Community Day, which used to … Continue reading

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Saturday 14 August 2010 – Narrabundah

Unpromising weather but we were sufficiently lighthearted, having got the washing in, to set off anyway. We parked at Narrabundah shops, as indicated by the map. Dac pointed out that there was a leaf in front of us at the … Continue reading

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