Found this rather wonderful thread in Google groups about Tiger Walking.
Tiger-Walking – Google Groups
I strongly identified with that way of being a walker — in NSW and in Tasmania in the sixties. Now I’m content if I can do the trip in the designated track time.
The idea to Google the word came up as I’m warming up to some Tiger-Writing
How language shapes thought – All In The Mind – ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation): “It’s been controversial for centuries but new empirical research suggests that language has a powerful influence over the way we think and perceive the world. Lera Boroditsky from Stanford University suggests that Japanese and Spanish speakers have a different sense of blame, and some Indigenous Australians have a different sense of space—all because of the language they speak.”
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Worth watching for a rundown on the era I think of as the era I grew up in. All of the people here are deeply influential in my life.
I find Hillman a joy to listen to. This video leads to many others.
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Who Shall Survive? Can we survive? Maybe. — Posted on April 26, 2010
I talk about Wisdom Councils and some important principles of sociometry.
Here is the report where DOC lays down the conditions for the dams.
I note they say social and cultural impact are not in their brief. Amazing. Who is it then who assesses the social and cultural impact?
My trip was amazing and it would be one of the Great Walks if it were linked to the
Mokihinui. The contrasts in terrain and scenery just as far as Poor Pete’s hut were dramatic.
Photos follow. Note the beautiful wetlands in the Matiri Valley, all under threat.
Poor Pete’s hut.
Planning a tramp here, and then find that there is a threat. I hate that!
DOC’s hydro approval damns bats | Stuff.co.nz: “DOC’s hydro approval damns bats
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Just one of about 15 for sale on Felt. – I can still do them before Christmas, hurry.