Category: Getting out and about

  • Archibalds


    It’s that time again: the yearly trip to The Archibalds on Tour. We were off to see portraits in paint. On the way, I found my attention drawn to architectural features and streetscapes … this in spite of the fact people would be the focus of the exhibition and I wanted to write a blog…

  • Walking Online

    Walking Online

    I finally built something! This is my Year of Building, it’s only November and I finally built something. There wasn’t much pre-thought. Suddenly, before I could talk myself out of the commitment, I was building a new website about walking tracks in Parkes. It’s called, funnily enough, Walking in Parkes. I did do a little homework first…

  • CWA Quilt Show

    CWA Quilt Show

    With the warmer weather, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of events vying for attendance. This weekend, we managed a couple of outings. First, we popped up to the swap meet in spite of the inclement weather and came away with a new plant for the collection. It’s another of those that…

  • Bathurst


    A day trip to Bathurst lasted longer than originally planned. With time to fill in, we managed to make something of the day in spite of numerous false starts.

  • SR95 The Sandy Lane

    SR95 The Sandy Lane

    The Sandy Lane turns off the main north-south highway, so the expected contrast was the high-tech bitumen of a main artery with the soft dust of a side road. The contrast that drew my attention was a little different.

  • SR70 Monumea Gap Road

    SR70 Monumea Gap Road

    A new project to get the camera out on the road and into the field.