A sunny winters day in Canberra. So I took Juno for a loloping walk along the banks of lake Burley Griffin. It was one of those days, that lifts your seasonally affected spirits and promises a way-too-early hint of spring that you just know will be snatched back by the icy winter as soon as … Continue reading Winters Walk.
The original peoples of the area called it Gulum after the 'blunt' or 'headless' peak of the nearby Coolum mountain. The first Europeans here were shipwrecked in 1823, and if you are going to run your boat aground, there are certainly worse places to do it than here. We turned Ripley off the road and into … Continue reading Coolum.
Kelly and I have been trying to work out a way that we can take Juno out with us on our bikes when we are away travelling. One option is to use a purpose built dog trailer (or child trailer) that pulls behind the bike. But these things are bulky (and expensive) and require extra … Continue reading Juno on wheels.
Spent the morning exploring a ways down Cherry Walk which starts only a short pitch from our campsite and winds in gentle shaded counterpoint against the tea-brown Ovens river. Kelly, Juno and I ambled a long in punctuated silence stopping now and then to hydrate and gaze at the view. The day rolled on quickly … Continue reading Cherry Walk.
Advice well known to all dog owners. Supposedly it is all about leadership power within the pack. Letting your dog sleep at the same level as you is said to be signaling an equal position in the pack hierarchy