The Grand Canyon walk in the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park, NSW, was first established in 1907. In my opinion, it is one of the best walks in Australia.
The abandoned Lincoln Oakbank Brewery is slowly being reclaimed by nature. Now a haven for climbing plants, birds and clusters of spiders, the skeleton of the original five-storey tower is as beautiful as it is sad. I know little of the history of the brewery or when it closed, though a single abandoned shoe appeared to suggest something sinister in the site’s more recent history.
I had an early morning chat with the crew from NovaFM on the Assassin tour, clutching my cup of coffee like a lifeline. We talked about the writing process, criminal investigation and the difficulties of researching the dark side of society.