Beauchamp Park is our local park, situated in the upper park of the Scotts Creek sub-catchment. There is a sports oval here which is also used by many dog owners exercising their dogs in the afternoon. The area south of the park has a playground and many interesting flowering plants.
The Harold Reid reserve consists of a sandstone hill called The Sugarloaf located on a headland, sandwiched between Crag Cove and Castle Cove and facing into Sugarloaf Bay and then onto Middle Harbour. Castle Cove is named after Innisfallen Castle (also called Willis Castle because it was built by Henry Hastings Willis, a prominent member of the Parliament of New South Wales at the time).
This is a quick walk down the street to the industrial area close to Roseville Chase. Of course, there are no heavy industries here, so it’s mainly a few car maintenance service centres and some warehouses. As it is spring, there are still plenty of flowers in nearby reserves and on the footpath. I came back by following Scotts Creek into Muston Park. I encountered a cockatoo busy eating – it didn’t seem to mind me at all. On the way back, I encountered another parrot also busy eating but it was high up on the trees.
This is the closest walking track to our house, a mere block away in Chatswood West. The track swiftly descends into Blue Gum creek, and past the Scout Hall meanders in the gully where the creek flows and can be a bit difficult to navigate at times. Climbing out of the gully will take your breath away, and not just because of the views.
We start our 5km bubble exploration simply by walking around the suburb we live in. Our walk takes in the leafy streets of East Roseville and returning via Roseville shops.
This is a series of articles on images captured within a 5 km radius from our house in Sydney, Australia. On 2 August 2020, a state of disaster was declared in Victoria due to the significant rise in COVID19 cases, and stage 4 restrictions were imposed on metropolitan Melbourne. As part of these restrictions, during […]