About Blair Paterson

Blair grew up and lives in Sydney’s Inner West. He first realised a love of nature and the outdoors during weekends and holidays with his family on the Hawkesbury River. From humble childhood pastimes building billycarts and tree houses to spending large chunks of time in the bush, Blair now embarks on outdoor pursuits whenever and however possible – by foot, kayak, bicycle or other. He has worked in Environmental Management and currently Outdoor Education. Some of his fondest travels to date have been around Australia and through the Indian Himalayas.
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Ticks and People in the Australian Bush

Ticks and People in the Australian Bush Story by Blair Paterson The mere mention of ticks is a daunting and off-putting subject for many bushwalkers, campers and people undertaking activities in the Australian bush. Ther...
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Wilkie’s Poo

Wilkie’s Poo By Blair Paterson Part I Wilkie was a worm. Worms aren’t given much thought as they squirm hither and dither in the dirt underfoot but Wilkie wasn’t bothered. He knew his place in the world, knew he ha...
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The Rock

The Rock Story by Blair Paterson Standing If I had influence with the good fairy who is supposed to preside over the christening of all children I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder ...