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 Hi, Hi,
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 I came across this little poem the other day - I came across this little poem the other day -
-'From Cape Canaverall'​s sandy coast Astranauts pop up like toast + 
-And everyone agrees that soon We shall be peppering the moon. +'From Cape Canaverall'​s sandy coast\\ 
-It's none too early! On this earth The high-explosive rate of birth mon_ overwhelm our crowded spot: We'll need an intra-Venus shot. +Astranauts pop up like toast\\ 
- BY(3.n c;ty Eushwafir November 1962 +And everyone agrees that soon\\ 
-Hard 7.:Tessed fr t-i mc- the humeri ​race Demands that urgrit ​matter, space And possibly ​17:​rind ​on ITirs 3L:​ff-.1.cient roc.,:​l ​to park our cars,,1 +We shall be peppering the moon. 
-The problem could The Mo.Z.'​e ​real thanwhimsical butnot being particularly philosophical I have not brooded over it I've got enough ​t,-oubles+ 
-You don t have to be -Einstein, though, to see the effects of wessure ​on space going on all round us What with ads and cats, I've even got a battle ​tofina ​somewhere to sit at home, +It's none too early! On this earth\\ 
-The small bashing you gei:, in these pages on groups like "​ioP,​A0 ​and 1V.L3P.S is aimed at 1D1 serving ​a very valuable commodity - undisturbed natural space We trust you will '​oe ​patient with our rantings on this subject: +The high-explosive rate of birth\\ 
-Denise Hull has written an article for us this month on the Warrumbungles This fascinating place is a ood exanrple of a unique area that has been preserved for posterity,, and is a very recent addition to the slowly growing list of National ​Pe rks+Will overwhelm our crowded spot:\\ 
- NCITE131.T2. C.LILET.L\TaL1-1+We'll need an intra-Venus shot. 
-November ​22- "A Night on the Kowmu ng". A showing of slides taken on various trips down this beautiful river, liVe hope to have Jim Homer'​s ​mr.)vic.,, "​Around the Bend" to show you too + 
-We hope to intereA ​new members in planning Christmas trips downthe 1,-..o-,mung.: But rem ember: ​such a trip should not be commenced until after tho CHR,T8TMAS DANCE on 22nd December. Come dressed as an historical ​fiKure+Hard pressed for time the human race\\ 
-November 28, 1'​01.1e,,,​n3lan d Prinoratne,​.." and Phaatelic ​Portrait"​ both P,'6,T.0G films in colour be s.-;-ree:13.c.,=d.+Demands that urgent ​matter, space\\ 
-WILD IIIPE PRES1a7kTION SOCIET7 7-)ATE +And possibly ​we'll find on Mars\\ 
-   ​ +Sufficient room to park our cars.' 
-75 pm The Conference ​Na1.1, 7th Floor, ​GcU0,0.17:149 Castlereagh Street  + 
-Speaker - Itt,c Jack lAr a t erhuc-Ls e +The problem could be more real than whimsical but not being particularly philosophical I have not brooded over it .I've got enough ​troubles. 
-"Birds of the Sydr ey D.i tniet" (Tri ustl-Rted ​with coloured slides) November 24 1,3C.) pm  Oatle,​y ​Park Main entrance., - + 
-Bird watci3.1% ​with the Oa tleF Fauna and Flora Society,: +You don't have to be Einstein, though, to see the effects of pressure ​on space going on all round usWhat with kids and cats, I've even got a battle ​to find somewhere to sit at home
-November l9, + 
-November 1962 The Sydney BuYghwalkor 3. ATOUR OCTOBER YFETING+The small bashing you get in these pages on groups like N.P.A. ​and W.L.P.Sis aimed at preserving ​a very valuable commodity - undisturbed natural spaceWe trust you will be patient with our rantings on this subject
-_ _  _ _  _ + 
-Our meeting commenced with a welcome to three new members - Betty and Ernie Farquhar, and Joan Balfour, +Denise Hull has written an article for us this month on the WarrumbunglesThis fascinating place is a good exanrple of a unique area that has been preserved for posterity, and is a very recent addition to the slowly growing list of National ​Parks
-In correspondence was an invitation to the opening of the Dingledei Memorial Shelteran enquiry from the Historical Society as to the route + 
-taken by Blaxlands Lawson and Wentworth after reaching Mount York, notification that Paul Barnes had taken the place of Myles Dunphy (retired) on the Blue Mountains National Park Trust, a photograph of Joy Weston who is prepared to entertain us for a fee,.and-a reminder from Coles andCo that Christmas is coming. +---- 
-Molly Rodgers reported that "East Lynne" had attracted about 20 members and friends; resulting in a prbfit ​of about E2O. The Treasurer reported a + 
-slight decrease in our bank balance, expenses being nearly covered by subscriptions of E20.100,and hire of gear 51.3.00 +===== November Social Calendar===== 
- ​Wilf'​Hilder'​s walks report revealed a bad start for the month with two + 
-walks cancelled, but Snow Brown filled the breach by putting on a Satbrday ​middday walk to Splendour Rock, the Cox and back via Breakfast Creek and Carlon'​s Head. Seven members went on the tripJack Gentles ​Sunday walk - Helensburgh +=== November ​21. === 
-Wilson'​s ​-Creek - Bola Heights - Burning Palms - Otford, was remarkable for the excellence of the leader'​s reportIt was attended by 7 members and 5.Prospectives. + 
-There was thick scrub and fields of hakea round Bola Heights,.but this did not +"A Night on the Kowmung". A showing of slides taken on various trips down this beautiful river. We hope to have Jim Hooper'​s ​movie, "​Around the Bend" to show you tooWe hope to interest ​new members in planning Christmas trips down the KowmungBut remember, such a trip should not be commenced until __after__ the S.B.W. Christmas Dance on 22nd December. Come dressed as an historical ​figure
-dim the party'​s appreciation of the beautiful wildflowers. Jack suggested it + 
-would make a'very good wildflower walk if shortened by getting the bus back from Lady Game LookoutOn the second week-end Alan Round took 2 members and 1 prospective downVictoria Falls to Bluegum and back via LockleysBob Godfrey'​s instructional walk attracted 28.starters0 ​The prospectives were reported to have learnt a lotDavid Ingram'​s Gibberong Creek -.Cowan Creek - St. Ives day walk was done by 8 members and 4 prospectives. David reported Gibberong Creek undrinkablebut side creeks with good water,- The area was Mainly ​sandstone country bisected by fresh and salt water creeks flowing into heavily timbered and scrubby gullies,. There was a profusion of eriostemon'and-four differentvarieties of BoroniaOn the next week-end, from-14th to 16th, no official walking at all was done:, one walLebeing ​cancelled because of "​lack ​'​Of ​transport"​' ​and the other being cancelled ​becgase ​of lack of startersHowever official walking was resumed next week end. There were 9 starters on'Bob Godfreyls ​Frog Hollow walk (which located and studied some fine aboriginal carvings) and 8 members, 8 prospectives and 1 visitor were on Jim Brown'​s Cowan.-Brooklyn walk. Once again the wild flowers were fineThe party was lucky to be able to cross Porto Bay on the mud flats at law tide. +=== November 28. === 
-Following on the -walks reportJack Gentle drew attention to the number of walks cancelled due to "lack of transport," Jack advocated a number of walks using public transport. Leaders should not have to lciock ​back starters or depend on someone else's transportColin Putt pointed out that the prevalence of fire trails made it difficult to lead walks using public transport, but suggested the Committee look into the problem, + 
-L. The Sydney Bushwalker November 1962 +"​Queensland Panorama" and "​Philatelic ​Portrait"​ both P.M.G. films in colour ​will be screened. 
-Following a motion by Bob Godfrey the meeting then discussed the purchase of tents for hiring to prospectivesFrank Ashdown was against + 
-the proposal. He said it would take a long time to recoup our -expenditure,​ +---- 
-since only C4 had been received for hire over the past year We had just spent over 17 on gear. One tents donated for such a purpose had not been used and was sold by auctionA prospective would only need a tent + 
-a couple of times, and members should be prepared to provide accommodation +===== Wild Life Preservation Society Dates===== 
-for prospectives. Gordon Redmond was also opposed - to recoupt, say 20 + 
-on tents Truld perhaps require a full year's hire. Audrey Kenway referred to +=== November 19. === 
-the difficulties of leaders in finding tent room for prospectives,​ when they did not know how many were coming before it was too late to hire a tent. Jack Wren was of the opinion that if the prospectives didn't have the gumption to go and hire a tent from Paddy, it was good enough for them to sleep under + 
-a gum tree. Colin Putt said he had been in the Club 13 years and still didn't own a tent. The debate then shifted to the sort of tent that was needed - the virtues of London tan, terylene and japara and whether we needed one man, three man, two woman, walled or "​A"​ tents. Heather Joyce said she didn't +7.45 p.m. The Conference ​Hall, 7th Floor, ​G.U.O.O.F. Buildling, 149 Castlereagh Street
-often use a tent and she couldn'​t see why prospectives should have lighter and + 
-more expensive tents than we needed for ourselves. The question was unresolved, but it was decided to purchase two tents of some description and to empower Frank Ashdown to bid at the Club auction for any tents he considered suitable for the purpose. +Speaker - Mr. Jack Waterhouse. 
-Heather Joyce reperted a very successful Federation Ball, which showed a + 
-profit of C219.9.6, including over 120 on the raffle. Jack Gentle then moved that we congratulate the organisers of the Ball and do not charge for the advertising brochure produced on the Club's machine. This was carried. +"Birds of the Sydney District" (Illustrated ​with coloured slides)
-After the election of Jack Gentle, David Ingram, Grace Rigg and Ernie French as room stewards, and an inconclusive discussion on the toleration of bushwalkers in the WarragaMba ​catchment, the meeting ended at 9.50 p m. + 
-WITH APOLOGIES +=== November 24. === 
-Where their caravan has rested + 
-Tins lie scattered on the grass; Tinfoil wrappings, egg-shellorange-peel,​ You may see them as you pass. +1.30 p.m.  Oatley ​Park Main entrance. 
-You will understand their message, Plain for all who pass them by - + 
-Such a litter is only natural+Bird watching ​with the Oatley ​Fauna and Flora Society. 
 + 
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 + 
 +===== At Our October Meeting===== 
 + 
 +Our meeting commenced with a welcome to three new members - Betty and Ernie Farquhar, and Joan Balfour
 + 
 +In correspondence was an invitation to the opening of the Dingledei Memorial Shelteran enquiry from the Historical Society as to the route taken by Blaxlands Lawson and Wentworth after reaching Mount York, notification that Paul Barnes had taken the place of Myles Dunphy (retired) on the Blue Mountains National Park Trust, a photograph of Joy Weston who is prepared to entertain us for a fee, and a reminder from Coles and Co that Christmas is coming. 
 + 
 +Molly Rodgers reported that "East Lynne" had attracted about 20 members and friends; resulting in a profit ​of about £20. The Treasurer reported a slight decrease in our bank balance, expenses being nearly covered by subscriptions of £20.10 and hire of gear £1.3.0. 
 + 
 +Wilf'​Hilder'​s walks report revealed a bad start for the month with two walks cancelled, but Snow Brown filled the breach by putting on a Saturday ​middday walk to Splendour Rock, the Cox and back via Breakfast Creek and Carlon'​s Head. Seven members went on the tripJack Gentle'​s ​Sunday walk - Helensburgh ​Wilson'​s Creek - Bola Heights - Burning Palms - Otford, was remarkable for the excellence of the leader'​s reportIt was attended by 7 members and 5 prospectives. There was thick scrub and fields of hakea round Bola Heights, but this did not dim the party'​s appreciation of the beautiful wildflowers. Jack suggested it would make a very good wildflower walk if shortened by getting the bus back from Lady Game LookoutOn the second week-end Alan Round took 2 members and 1 prospective down Victoria Falls to Bluegum and back via LockleysBob Godfrey'​s instructional walk attracted 28 starters. The prospectives were reported to have learnt a lotDavid Ingram'​s Gibberong Creek - Cowan Creek - St. Ives day walk was done by 8 members and 4 prospectives. David reported Gibberong Creek undrinkablebut side creeks with good waterThe area was mainly ​sandstone country bisected by fresh and salt water creeks flowing into heavily timbered and scrubby gullies. There was a profusion of eriostemon and four different varieties of BoroniaOn the next week-end, from 14th to 16th, no official walking at all was done, one walk being cancelled because of "​lack ​of transport"​ and the other being cancelled ​because ​of lack of startersHowever official walking was resumed next week end. There were 9 starters on Bob Godfrey'​s ​Frog Hollow walk (which located and studied some fine aboriginal carvings) and 8 members, 8 prospectives and 1 visitor were on Jim Brown'​s Cowan - Brooklyn walk. Once again the wild flowers were fineThe party was lucky to be able to cross Porto Bay on the mud flats at low tide. 
 + 
 +Following on the walks reportJack Gentle drew attention to the number of walks cancelled due to "lack of transport." Jack advocated a number of walks using public transport. Leaders should not have to knock back starters or depend on someone else's transportColin Putt pointed out that the prevalence of fire trails made it difficult to lead walks using public transport, but suggested the Committee look into the problem. 
 + 
 +Following a motion by Bob Godfrey the meeting then discussed the purchase of tents for hiring to prospectivesFrank Ashdown was against the proposal. He said it would take a long time to recoup our expenditure,​ since only £4 had been received for hire over the past yearWe had just spent over £17 on gear. One tent, donated for such a purpose had not been used and was sold by auctionA prospective would only need a tent a couple of times, and members should be prepared to provide accommodation for prospectives. Gordon Redmond was also opposed - to recoup, say £20 on tents would perhaps require a full year's hire. Audrey Kenway referred to the difficulties of leaders in finding tent room for prospectives,​ when they did not know how many were coming before it was too late to hire a tent. Jack Wren was of the opinion that if the prospectives didn't have the gumption to go and hire a tent from Paddy, it was good enough for them to sleep under a gum tree. Colin Putt said he had been in the Club 13 years and still didn't own a tent. The debate then shifted to the sort of tent that was needed - the virtues of London tan, terylene and japara and whether we needed one man, three man, two woman, walled or "​A"​ tents. Heather Joyce said she didn't often use a tent and she couldn'​t see why prospectives should have lighter and more expensive tents than we needed for ourselves. The question was unresolved, but it was decided to purchase two tents of some description and to empower Frank Ashdown to bid at the Club auction for any tents he considered suitable for the purpose. 
 + 
 +Heather Joyce reperted a very successful Federation Ball, which showed a profit of £219.9.6, including over £120 on the raffle. Jack Gentle then moved that we congratulate the organisers of the Ball and do not charge for the advertising brochure produced on the Club's machine. This was carried. 
 + 
 +After the election of Jack Gentle, David Ingram, Grace Rigg and Ernie French as room stewards, and an inconclusive discussion on the toleration of bushwalkers in the Warragamba ​catchment, the meeting ended at 9.50 p.m. 
 + 
 +---- 
 + 
 +===== With Apologies. ====== 
 + 
 +Where their caravan has rested\\ 
 +Tins lie scattered on the grass;\\ 
 +Tinfoil wrappings, egg-shellorange-peel,​\\ 
 +You may see them as you pass. 
 + 
 +You will understand their message,\\ 
 +Plain for all who pass them by -\\ 
 +Such a litter is only natural\\
 To the dwellers of a sty. To the dwellers of a sty.
 +
 Kath McKay. Kath McKay.
-November 1962 The Sydney Bushwalker 5. + 
-Letters to the Editor. +---- 
-Not altogether Dear Editor, + 
-When I came to page 6 in the last magazine and saw wat I sam,-.I said Sacrementopestedonnablitzen and bugaritt:: +===== Letters to the Editor. ​===== 
-Evidently you don't know the name of Myles' son - it is NILO - as clearly stated in the scrip. This bloomer destroys the Whole-sense of the quip, and should puzzle the rest of the club, not knowing the name; "Milo was the original passenger in the pram, and you probably know who the original Milo was. The nipper whose father made him carry a calf and kept him repeating the lift as the bullick grew up. In this I can see evidence of the characteristic long viewing of Myles. Assuming as he probably did, this lad would grow up into a bushwalker, what an asset he would be to a group of tigers far out + 
-with tucker running short and a buillick ​in sight, +Not altogether Dear Editor, 
-These editors - from Granny down. I fancy I have some reference to 'em in my private dictionary and quippery - hold on a mo till Ilsee - yes, here it is, on page 213. + 
-Editors. "​Manglers and assassins of script"​ +When I came to page 6 in the last magazine and saw wat I saw - I said 
-A nice bit of writing by Mouldy "​Stoddy"​Stoddy'​s ​Mel ody Maidens gave + 
-us the few precious flashes of legitimate music in the jingle jungle of the S.B.W. campfires. Nice if we could get a tape of a European campfire singo, +Sacrementopestedonnablitzen and bugaritt!! 
-might even hear Schubert. + 
-Lightweight tucker - heard any reports on Limmitsi- invite 'eM. Taro.+Evidently you don't know the name of Myles' son - it is MILO - as clearly stated in the scrip. This bloomer destroys the whole sense of the quip, and should puzzle the rest of the club, not knowing the name; "Milo was the original passenger in the pram, and you probably know who the original Milo was. The nipper whose father made him carry a calf and kept him repeating the lift as the bullick grew up. In this I can see evidence of the characteristic long viewing of Myles. Assuming as he probably did, this lad would grow up into a bushwalker, what an asset he would be to a group of tigers far out with tucker running short and a bullick ​in sight
 + 
 +These editors - from Granny down. I fancy I have some reference to 'em in my private dictionary and quippery - hold on a mo till I see - yes, here it is, on page 213. 
 + 
 +__Editors__. "​Manglers and assassins of script"​ 
 + 
 +A nice bit of writing by Mouldy "​Stoddy"​Stoddy'​s ​Melody ​Maidens gave us the few precious flashes of legitimate music in the jingle jungle of the S.B.W. campfires. Nice if we could get a tape of a European campfire singo, might even hear Schubert. 
 + 
 +Lightweight tucker - heard any reports on Limmits ​- invite 'em. 
 + 
 +Taro. 
 (We must confess we switched names deliberately,​ Taro, 'cos we knew it would bring your letter of protest, and good copy is hard to get. As a matter of interest, we interviewed a random sample (statisticly speaking) of 12 readers as to how they interpreted this point, with the following results:- (We must confess we switched names deliberately,​ Taro, 'cos we knew it would bring your letter of protest, and good copy is hard to get. As a matter of interest, we interviewed a random sample (statisticly speaking) of 12 readers as to how they interpreted this point, with the following results:-
-himself out in the pram - 3 + 
-(dull types). for Myles automaticly 4.+  - Thought you were suggesting Myles push himself out in the pram - 3 (dull types). 
-(bright types) +  ​- ​Knew it was a misprint and read "​Milo" ​for Myles automaticly - 4 (bright types) 
-1. Thought you were suggesting Myles push +  ​- ​Didn't read - 3. (very bright types) 
-2. Knew it was a misprint and read "​Milo"​ +  ​- ​Reply unprintable - 1 (poor type). 
-3. Didn't read - 3. (very bright types) +
-4. Reply unprintable - 1 (poor type).+
 Ed.) Ed.)
-6. The Sydney Bushwalker November 1962+ 
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 COMFORT IN THE IBUNGLES. COMFORT IN THE IBUNGLES.
 Denise Hull. Denise Hull.
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