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Monday 8 August 2011 – Australian National Botanic Gardens

Helen landed in Melbourne on Wednesday 3 August and came to Canberra the next day. Arriving to a beautiful clear day of 21 degrees, she seemed in two minds whether to be pleased by the weather, or disgusted that it … Continue reading

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Saturday 8 January 2011 – Queanbeyan

Caveat This was a minuscule walk, and what follows is mostly about ballet. The cause of my recent silence? On Christmas morning, I awoke with my lower back in spasm – severe nerve pain brought on by the slightest movement. … Continue reading

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Sunday 19 December 2010 – Weston Community Walk

Dac wasn’t up for a walk so I chose one of the nearby plain-sounding ones: Weston, a 2.3km loop, mainly flat with two incline sections. The incline sections were (sensibly) at the beginning; even so, I could have done with … Continue reading

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Sunday 14 November 2010 – Tuggeranong Town Centre Lake Walk

Dac was away in Adelaide. I’d recovered sufficiently from the bug that cost me a week to think about a gentle walk. Saturday had been an oppressively hot, humid day but there’d been rain in the night and Sunday morning … Continue reading

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Sunday 24 October 2010 – Pines Walk, Kambah

We missed a walk the weekend before last because of heavy rain – a happy reason to have to stay at home. It was seriously heavy rain, with winds that blew trees down, otherwise it wouldn’t have been a sufficient … Continue reading

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Saturday 11 September 2010 – Yerrabi Pond

Banal as it may be, I was relieved that we were able to bring the washing in before we left for our walk on Saturday afternoon. I’ve lost count of the number of wet Fridays we’ve had in a row … Continue reading

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Saturday 10 July 2010 – Berrima

Catching up on some earlier weekend walks This is going to be the earliest “weekend walk” I post here. Once again, it’s more of a drive. On Saturday 10 July we travelled to Berrima to meet my sister, Fiona, and … Continue reading

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Sunday 1 August 2010 – Hall Markets

Today we decided to visit the Hall Markets , where I had never been in my 42 years of living in Canberra. Hall is a village close to the northernmost point of the ACT (Australian Capital Territory). I’ve only ever … Continue reading

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