Bushranger’s Bay & Cape Schanck

My most favourite sound in the whole world is the wind in high treetops. I love the rush of leaves so far above my head, so much taller than I am. It expands the senses, stretches me upward. I feel like I exist far beyond the boundaries of my skin. The sound is the first thing I…

Keppel Lookout Trail

“I didn’t think the ascent would be like this,” he says holding up his hand perpendicular to the ground. We’d been naive about the Keppel Lookout Trail. After all, we’d conquered mountains and the sea before. We’d stood atop giants and seen to far horizons. Why should this trail be any different? There were many…

Sugarloaf Reservoir (Saddle Dam)

“I want to read a book by a lake,” he says to me as I ply him for inspiration about what to do today. So I open up Google Maps and scan for somewhere large and blue. The reservoir is an hour north east of Melbourne and by the Christmas Hills.  I’m dubious about how…