Great Coastal Walk

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

The Great Coastal Walk is a mixture of bush trails and road rambles that lead from Cronulla in Sydney's south to Barrenjoey Lighthouse in Sydney's north. It's only just fully opened. I did the Manly to Barrenjoey walk a few years ago and it was fantastic.

Micro tick

Saturday, March 12th, 2005

Yuck. Just pulled the first micro tick of the season off my stomach. That's what I get for hiking in the bush. Micro ticks are what I call the first stage in the lifecycle of the paralysis tick. They have just hatched out and are as small as a grain of ...