The highway slog and the desire to drive less

Our home state and the neighbouring capital territory have recently opened up to almost pre-covid levels. Sport has resumed, shops are fully accessible, children need ferrying around, and once more, I find myself on the road, patrolling the highway. I find this immensely troubling. Our almost 3-month lockdown was, in many respects, a welcome relief. … Continue reading The highway slog and the desire to drive less

Connecting to nature and a slower pace

Last week, we escaped to the Pines Cottage up in the high plains area of remote Kosciuszko National Park. We were untapped, out in nature and removed from the conveniences of modern life. It was soul nourishing and answered a long-uttered call for slowing down. The Pines Cottage was a former stockmen's quarters at the … Continue reading Connecting to nature and a slower pace