Wallaman Falls

20220207_091723In the language of the Warrgamaygan, Girramay, and Warungnu people, “Wallaman” means “big water”. The Wallaman Falls of Girringun Sacred National Park plunge 268 meters (880 feet) off the Seaview Range, the highest single waterfall drop in this very flat Australia. Continue reading

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Visiting with a Turtle ‘God’

20220205_094330While camping near Wallaman Falls (Girringun Sacred National Park), I ventured one morning to a broad smooth-surfaced rock pool, along the creek up from the big falls. I found a comfortable bench-seat in the ancient rocky bank, right by the water’s edge, where it dips away into a series of small cataracts. Continue reading

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Carnarvon Gorge

20220129_120639In Queensland’s central highlands, the Carnarvon Gorge sits within a much larger sandstone range. From its rugged gorges and canyons, this Tasmanian-sized escarpment sends all-important rainwater west and south, as well as east, providing water to places as far away as southern Victoria and South Australia, distances approaching 2,000 kilometres (1,240 miles). Continue reading

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Bunya Bunya

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A Himalayan Buddhist lama once remarked, “Many people come, looking, looking. No good! Some people come, see! Good!”

I’m currently on a small mountain range about 200 kilometres (124 miles) inland from Queensland’s city of Brisbane. These days, the area is known as Bunya, but the mountains were once called “Bunya Bunya” by the Wakkawakka, Jarowair, and Barrumgum people. Continue reading

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Wandering Ancient Lands

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As hinted at in earlier posts, in December 2021 I embarked on a meandering journey into “Country” (Australia). This is an open-ended excursion to connect with places powerful and sacred, often in National Park settings, but not always…. also connecting with people… visiting, connecting, combining and deepening with… and within. Continue reading

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Some Vegan Myths Unveiled

imagesVeganism is the practice of eating foods that do not come from the bodies of animals. Vegan cuisine is often delicious and very nutritious! Many adherents also avoid using animal products such as feathers, wool, leather, and animal-tested cosmetics and so forth.
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Particular animals are commonly invoked in promotional literature to support veganism’s numerous merits, though none of those animals are vegans at all!

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Direct as a Horse

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Cultural Burning

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After Leaving…

. . . I deeply missed the camels

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Sacred Parks – Cunningham’s Gap,  Main Range National Park

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