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Bateau Bay Beach {Sundays in my city}

April 16, 2017

Bateau Bay beach is a 5 minute drive from my place. It’s a small beach, slightly secluded, with a national park encompassing it. In summer, it does get pretty packed but usually, going after work means most of the people have left. I like the seclusion but being small, sometimes it means that you can hear people around you. It’s still a nice place to go around twilight and soak up the solitude. There is nothing more soothing than being at…

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Sunset at Long Jetty Wharf {Sundays in my City}

February 5, 2017

It’s been almost four months since I moved up to the Central Coast of New South Wales. I still haven’t explored all that much but I am hoping joining in every week for Sundays in my city will give me further incentive to explore this place. About a 10-minute drive from where I live, is Long Jetty Wharf. It’s named this because it three long jetties that span out over Tuggerah Lakes. There is a lovely path for bicycles and walkers…

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When an overnight hike almost killed me

March 31, 2016

Over the long weekend, I finally went on an overnight hike — my first since the Overland track in early 2015. Sure, I was a bit scarred back then but when I did try and get to some overnight hikes, uni or else other stuff got in the way. Honest. For those who are a bit uncertain, an overnight hike is one where you hike out to the camping spot carrying all your gear, set up camp for the night…

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Wordless Wednesday: Box Vale Loop Hike

September 2, 2015

A couple of weekends ago, I went on a hike after what seems like a long time! It was good for the soul and just what the mental health professional ordered. The company is always good and well, just being around nature does wonders for me. We hiked about 14 kilometres and completed the Box Vale Loop which is close to Mittagong in the Southern Highlands. It was a relatively easy walk except for one bitch of a climb that…

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Wordless Wednesday: Weekend in Hyams Beach

August 26, 2015

Mr Imperfect and I celebrated one year at the start of the month. We decided to go away for the weekend down to Hyams Beach in Jervis Bay. I’ve been to Hyams Beach a few times and I love it but Mr Imperfect hasn’t. So I figured I’d show him part of the south coast — an area I find so beautiful and delightful that I wouldn’t mind moving there someday. We stayed in a cottage 50 metres from the…

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