Monthly Archives: July 2012

Camping at Cape York

            At sunset, after walking up the Shoemaker Ridge spine Of this rocky island – past the eye socket Of Odyssey, through the “Rock Garden” of Broken boulders and blocks Standing around it like vandalised … Continue reading

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HOMECOMING

                  What a way to come home, To return from the serenity of space. Astronaut action figures crammed into a tin can, Smell of sweat in the air, Flames flaring around the … Continue reading

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3000

    Stop for a moment and think about this: Today, 3000 sols after streaking through its salmon-pink sky, Bouncing across Barsoom like a giant’s beach ball, Opportunity’s heart-flame of exploration still burns bright; The Rover That Should Have Died … Continue reading

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