Time!

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“And as the years have passed, the time has grown longer. The sad truth is that what I could recall in five seconds all too soon needed ten, then thirty, then a full minute - like shadows lengthening at dusk. Someday, I suppose, the shadows will be swallowed up in darkness.” 
Haruki MurakamiNorwegian Wood

Time slowly passing by in a sandglass with yellow sand. ww.martinsistek.cz

Shadows from the past

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Moorabool    Makeover

Blog #6 ~ mapping fast-fading memories

When Melway's was king

 

 

Back then I collected RACV strip-maps along with many large fold-up road maps distributed by fuel producers (Shell, Ampol, ...); storing them in a shoebox (well before satnav devices).

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Working with fading memories, Google Earth and photos belonging to Jo Mitchell, Ron Grant, Andreas Makarewitsch and myself, I challenged myself to map Jo Mitchell's 5-hour kayak trip down the Moorabool with a focus on the re-routed section flowing along the lengthy man-made concrete channels. Viewers may prefer to follow Jo's blogs #1, #2, #3.

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Playing with Google Earth

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With help from Ron Grant

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With my fading memory and a

Sunday photshoot

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Andreas Makarewitsch 1980s
Andreas Makarewitsch 1980s

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Andreas Makarewitsch 1980s
Andreas Makarewitsch 1980s

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Looking toward quarry site
Looking toward quarry site

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Andreas Makarewitsch 1980s

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A Gallery

 

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“And so after five hours of rocks, prickles, boxthorn, ants, bees, rushes, reeds, barbed wire and leeches we were finally done. Not exactly a "paddle" I would recommend, however a very interesting part of the Moorabool to have seen at close quarters.”                                  Jo Mitchell

"What's in a name?"       Blog #1

Can you guess

which name

we'll look at first?

Guess!

 
 

My favourite Gugger happy-snaps

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Fyansford Township Ca 1880