Author Archives: marilyn

Another Skills Development day

NORTHERN SYDNEY – 7 May 2022 I don’t usually write about skills development days – I run a lot of them and they’re pretty basic, practicing abseiling and self-rescue skills.  But I’d been thinking about running a leaders only day … Continue reading

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That’s it for me and Social Media

KANANGRA – 1 May 2022 This is a post about an ill-fated trip out to Box Creek Falls with Shiva, Jai, Ali and Kavita but it’s also about my divorce from social media posts.  Getting off FaceBook is probably a … Continue reading

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Canyoning in Ovens Creek IYDM Trip #11

NORTHERN WOLLEMI – 15 – 18 April 2022 I’ve been visiting this area quite a few times over the past seven years, but it’s hard to get there.  There are a couple of locked gates which means driving in is … Continue reading

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The “We’ll Just” Paradox

NEWNES VALLLEY – 10 April 2022 I’ve come to the conclusion, that any statement (made by me or any one else for that matter), that refers to a trip or route, like “we’ll just go up that pass and over … Continue reading

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Wrecky Decky Canyon – an adventure with Onni

NEWNES VALLEY – April 4, 2022 An unpublished canyon and a great day out with a new MSS member, Onni, plus Jim C and John G – with a group like that it was bound to be loads of laughs.  … Continue reading

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