Daily Archives: July 12, 2016

Hiking the Bibbulmun

The forecast was rain, with possible hail and it was decidedly cold. I guess that was why there were only three of us heading up to Mundaring to hike the Bibbulmun track on the Guildford Outdoors excursion.  This is how it started…

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We crossed the weir and headed up the track. It began to rain lightly and so after a few minutes we put our rain jackets on. That caused it to stop immediately and we saw no more rain for the rest of the day. The bush was alive after the rain and the flowers are beginning to appear. The hovea’s bright purple and the hibbertia’s  bright yellow enlivened the bush.

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Morning tea was on a delightful granite outcrop, where we basked like lizards.

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We walked to the Hewitt’s Hill campsite where we ate our lunch and enjoyed the company of another walker.

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It was a pleasant walk back to Mundaring weir. We felt we’d exercised and rejuvenated our spirits with a few hours in nature. Wish you’d joined us?

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This was an excursion run as part of the Guildford Outdoors group within Transition Town Guildford. For details of our next event, check out the Transition Town Guildford Facebook page or sign up for our e-newsletter.

Ever considered walking the Bibbulmun track? Come learn about how you can walk sections of it at our next Bright Idea’s talk called “Walking the Bibbulmun Track”. To register, visit: www.walk-the-track.eventbrite.com.au

 

 

 

 

 

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Empowerment through lobbying workshop

Following movie nights, we always like to give people avenues for action if they are interested. So after this months movie – Merchants of Doubt – we’ll be hosting an Empowerment Through Lobbying workshop by local and TTG co-founder Rod Mitchell. Rod is the National Coordinator of Citizens’ Climate Lobby Australia.

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In this free talk Rod will show ho we can empower outselves, reclaim democracy and leave despair and discouragement behind us while making the world work more how we want it to!

Where: Mechanics Hall, Guildford

When: Sunday 15th May, 3- 4:30 pm

Please RSVP via Eventbrite

Afternoon tea provided.

Co-hosted by Citizens’ Climate Lobby Perth. To find out more about CCL see the Australian site: www.ccl.org.au, or About CCL here: The NY TimesThe Guardian

First AGM

Transition Town Guildford recently incorporated and has also commissioned a swish new logo. We are therefore embarking on an interesting new phase of official membership, neighbourliness and member activities and benefits!

The first of these is our official AGM accompanied by local wine, local cheese and… some friendly locals. We hope you will join us to celebrate, to find out what we’ve been up to and to join in for what we might get up to next.

When: Saturday 17th October – 3 to 5 PM

Where: Guildford Mechanics Institute

Come become an official member, vote for the office bearers and enjoy wine and cheese!

If you would like to see a copy of our Constitution, you are welcome to have a look here. We hope you’ll join us at the AGM!

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