blue mountains

Scenic World and Echo Point

The phrase “Scenic World” summons up images of a theme park, which (as a tourist) doesn’t hold a lot of attraction for me. There are certainly elements of a “theme park” (the tourist shop, the cable cars), but Scenic World (in The Blue Mountains) offers a hell of a lot more.… Read the rest

Classic Radio Drama

Though there’s a temptation to think the days of radio drama are long dead, that’s not the case. As a child growing up in the 70s/80s, comedy programs like Chuck Chunder, How Green Was My Cactus etc, continued to be a daily ritual for me.… Read the rest

Weekend in Katoomba

I reached the conclusion about half way through last week I needed some “country air”. Though I could have booked a flight home to Lismore, I concluded the answer to my dilemma was closer than I thought.… Read the rest