Monthly Archives: April 2020

On the Overland Track

What a view on a perfectly clear sunny day. Wave after wave of mountains ebbing away in the distance. I was standing on the highest mountain in Tasmania, Mount Ossa, 1617 metres. It had been a strenuous climb, of some two and a half hours. We had walked along the Overland Track in Cradle Mountain…

FULL MOON QUIZ

What is a Blue Moon?What is another name for the Autumn Equinox?What advantage was the  Autumn Equinox for traditional farmers?How far is the Moon moving away from the Earth each year?What is the Moon’s speed?How many full moons are there in a year?Can you name four things SAID TO BE caused by the full moon?What…

Monthly Archives: April 2020

On the Overland Track

What a view on a perfectly clear sunny day. Wave after wave of mountains ebbing away in the distance. I was standing on the highest mountain in Tasmania, Mount Ossa, 1617 metres. It had been a strenuous climb, of some two and a half hours. We had walked along the Overland Track in Cradle Mountain…

FULL MOON QUIZ

What is a Blue Moon?What is another name for the Autumn Equinox?What advantage was the  Autumn Equinox for traditional farmers?How far is the Moon moving away from the Earth each year?What is the Moon’s speed?How many full moons are there in a year?Can you name four things SAID TO BE caused by the full moon?What…