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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: DELICATE – my life of crime

A shame I had to break the law to get a delicate photo like this.

A delicate photo and a delicate tale to go with it…

I was rather pleased with this photo. It was a shame I had to break the law to take it.

To read the kiss-and-tell, cards-on-the-table, warts-and-all story of how Shifty and I risked hefty fines, serious lectures from the judge and delicate parts of our anatomy to bring you this little sample of Blue Mountains magic, CLICK HERE.

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AUSTRALIA’S LEAST WANTED CAUGHT – Grand Canyon, Blackheath

To get a soft water photo like this I had to carry round a tripod. No way could I get it over a locked gate, guv. Honest.


There’s a gate across one of my favourite Blue Mountains walks. With signs: DANGER. UNAUTHORISED PERSONS KEEP OUT. On the spot PENALTY $300!!!

The trouble is the warning only appears when we’re three quarters of the way along the route, in thick mist, with evening approaching. Do we go back the way we came, make a five hour detour…or climb the fence?

It was foggy, Your Excellency, so the sign wasn't quite clear.


‘Prisoner at the bar, do you have anything to say in your defence before I pass sentence?’

‘Well, you see, Your Honour, it was like this… Continue reading

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