Flying Memories – Chapter 10 (the final chapter)

WA trip in VH-MWL with Liz. As I reach the end of this record of my flying memories I want to record in some detail an account of at least one trip that I remember as being simply a great trip in an aeroplane. There were of course many candidates. But a standout trip was … Continue reading Flying Memories – Chapter 10 (the final chapter)

Flying Memories – Chapter 8 (of 10)

Chapter 8 contains my memories of the following events: a charter flight to a station on the Diamantina River, a late-night flight in moonlight above cloud over Adelaide, encounter with a lee wave over the snow fields of NSW in mid-winter, an aerial tour of the Great Ocean Road shortly after Ash Wednesday, flying shark … Continue reading Flying Memories – Chapter 8 (of 10)

Photographic Exhibition at Apollo Bay

For five days around new year's day twenty-one framed canvas prints of photos of mine were exhibited in a little gallery attached to the Mechanics' Hall in Apollo Bay. The exhibition space was shared with Michelle, one of my ocean swimming friends, who exhibited her vibrant acrylic paint and resin art works. The title of … Continue reading Photographic Exhibition at Apollo Bay

Early Morning Hang Gliding Flight at Apollo Bay

Hang gliding is the simplest form of flying for humans, and for me it is the most beautiful. When hang gliding in a place as beautiful as Apollo Bay, the enjoyment starts well before becoming airborne and endures for quite some time after landing. This flight was my first for the summer season. Bruce, a … Continue reading Early Morning Hang Gliding Flight at Apollo Bay

Spring, Bright & Apollo Bay

A spring holiday in Bright. Late snow crowning Mount Bogong in mid September. Photo taken from the Murray to Mountains rail trail near the centre of Bright. Mount Bogong from Tawonga Gap, under an interesting sky. View to the east from Mt Buffalo Gorge. Snow capped mountains on the horizon. The green valley is the … Continue reading Spring, Bright & Apollo Bay