Legacies from Moments in time

Studying history in school never sat well with me. When the great outdoors beckoned, sitting for an hour learning about some forgotten war that would be forgotten again as soon as the bell sounded.... well these legacies just didn't seem to matter. But here's a funny thing.

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The Blundstone Big Log Project (Pt III)

From the felling of the tree to the arrival of the Bullock Team in Hobart, the Blundstone Big Log Project had proved a huge success. It had captured the attention of young and old and transported them back to the years of their forefathers. But it wasn't over yet!

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The Blundstone Big Log Project (Pt I)

In the quiet of early morning, in a mist shrouded field, a crowd began to assemble. It was a motley crew, to find. Two had cameras draped around their necks, two others had axes in hand and a vicious looking saw. Then came a team of bullocks, a video team and a quietly spoken drover. During a cup of tea and a brief chat, others arrived. Greetings exchanged, but it was a wonder what this mob was here to do.

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The bounties of the Pacific Coast

On a walk with the faithful hound in tow, along a section of Australia's Pacific Coast, we arrived at a beautiful beach, backed by a hill with lush trees and plants alive with birdsong. To the front a fortress of rocks that look like they were from the set of Armagedon.

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Big Nellie, benefits the bold

Australia's Eastern Seaboard is backed by the Great Dividing Range, the third longest range of mountains in the world. At the time of their creation they would have been formidable. Some suggest they may have been taller than the Himalayas.

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What a Review to Ketch!

In gentle winds five sailing vessels, with a collective age of over 400 years, collected in the Derwent River, Tasmania. Crews quietly readied sails and sheets and their craft took the strain. A tack or two, to reach an upwind mark was all it took and then it got serious. 

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Escape to the Rainforest

Whilst New South Wales basks in the summer heat, there are places that hide luxurious pools and cool quiet respites. Rawson Falls in Boorganna Nature Reserve rainforest, part of the network of National Parks, is one such place. 

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Calm between the storms

Storm Season is well under way in NSW, Australia. Higher than normal activity across the State is seeing hail, high rainfalls and damaging winds but it didn't stop this stolen opportunity, of the calm between the onslaught of storms on the New South Wales coast.

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