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MWW2019 – Day 12: Kensington to Waverley Cemetery to North Sydney (“Consummatum est” or “Remember, we are but travellers here.”)

I woke this morning with tears in my eyes. The dim dawn light was beginning to shine through the window, and Sean had just woken up and greeted me with a cheery “Good morning!” The first thing I said to … Continue reading

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MWW2019 – Day 11: Cronulla to Kensington (“One Day More…”)

I woke only once during the night, about 12:30pm, having been asleep for more than 4 hours. But I went straight back to sleep and didn’t wake again until 5am, after 9 hours of sleep. That is the longest that … Continue reading

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MWW2019 – Day 10: Otford to Bundeena (“A Curate’s Egg”)

When Sean and I arrived in Bundeena tonight at Moya’s place, Josh asked us how our route had been. “A bit of a curate’s egg,” was my reply, that is, bits of it were excellent. Other bits, not so good. … Continue reading

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MWW2019 – Day 9: Woonona to Stanwell Tops (“What a difference a good path makes”)

During the night, Wollongong was hit with a sudden thunderstorm, which woke me up at about 1:30am. The heavy rain continued on and off until dawn. I was awake half the night with anxious worry for the coming day – … Continue reading

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MWW2019 – Day 8: Wollongong to Woonona (“Rest Day”)

I’m writing this three days after the events, and there have literally been many miles since then, so I hope I can recall the events properly. I was awake and showered and chatting to Sean at 7:45am when I heard … Continue reading

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MWW2019 – Day 7: Shellharbour to Wollongong via Port Kembla (“And did those feet…” or “Dark Satanic Mills”)

I’m writing this account up in the Indian restaurant next to the Harp Hotel in Wollongong on Easter Monday Night, although the account is of Easter Sunday. Having gone to bed comparatively early on Easter Saturday night1, I woke early … Continue reading

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MWW2019 – Day 6: Gerringong to Shellharbour (“Shake the dust from off your feet”)

This is surely one of the more unusual Easter Weekends that I have spent in my life. As a young boy, I remember one year that we all went camping for the first time with some friends up on the … Continue reading

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MWW2019 – Day 5: Nowra to Gerringong (“Lacrimosa”)

My dad died this morning. But I am going to keep walking until I get to St Mary’s tomb. In a way that is probably selfish. Mum would like me to be home, but she has given her blessing to … Continue reading

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MWW2019 – Day 4: Huskisson to Nowra (“A wrong turn at Albuquerque” )

I’m going to keep this brief, as it is already 10:30pm, and I have to be up early to catch the 8:09 at Berry Station back to Nowra in the morning. Fr Pat from Nowra has settled us into the … Continue reading

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MWW2019 – Day 3: Sussex Inlet to Huskisson (“Uncharted Territory”)

The three of us slept at fairly close quarters last night, so we inevitably disturbed each other with snoring or getting up in the middle of the night. But when day dawned, we rose and set about the business of … Continue reading

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