Thredbo 2019, Days 5 & 6: Proverbs and axioms

Better a titmouse in the hand … In Axiomatic, the book I was reading while away, author Maria Tumarkin quotes the proverb “Better a titmouse in the hand than a crane in the sky”, explaining that it’s the Russian version of “a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush”. Rather appropriate, I … Read more

Thredbo 2019, Days 3 & 4: Joining the dots

Days three and four, this year, were perfect ones – weather-wise. Both days were clear and sunny, with mild temperatures in the very low 20°sC. Perfect for walking, so that’s what we did. Joining the dots There aren’t many day-walks we haven’t done in the region, but one is the Summit Walk from Charlotte Pass. … Read more

Thredbo 2019, Days 1 & 2: Mild and wet

I titled last year’s first Thredbo Trip post, “Hot and wet”. This year’s needs just a slight change from “Hot” to “Mild”, and it’s done. In other words, Day 1 this year was quite mild, indeed well over 10°C cooler than Day 1 last year, but Day 2 was again wet. In fact, I venture … Read more