When the calendar clicks over to March later this week, there will undoubtedly be a collective sigh of relief around the Canberra region. Phew! One of our hottest summers on record, if not the hottest, will finally be over.
Tim the Yowie Man
Nobody knows the Canberra region like Tim the Yowie Man.
Have you spotted a goanna within the ACT's borders?
To beat the summer heat, Tim the Yowie Man goes in search of our coolest swimming spots.
First light bathes the eastern slopes of Black Mountain in that bright morning vitality, that only a clear Canberra dawn can afford.
Following a hot and sunny holiday period, this column's mailbag is bulging with accounts of curiosities of our region.
The fascinating Indigenous and European heritage of Booderee National Park.
A surprising number of Canberrans have not heard of Booderee National Park, despite the fact it attracts more visitors per year than Uluru and Kakadu combined.
Several readers have taken exception with assertion by some Hyams Beach locals that Jervis Bay has the whitest sand in Australia.
While the gaze of many revellers will turn skywards tonight for the much anticipated pyrotechnics display over Civic, at least one Canberran will be looking in the opposite direction for a mesmerising light show of a more natural kind.
Ever since a child, I've dreamt of a white Christmas.