Monthly Archives: August 2012
Our thought-for-the-day yesterday was ‘bearing witness”. Many of us have joined this walk to get a better sense of the land out here, the people that will be directly affected by these mines if they are allowed to go ahead. … Continue reading
Well, we got some good news, and some not-so-good news. The not-so-good news is that yesterday a Canadian company, Cameco, bought the Yeelirrie mining lease from BHP Billiton for $430 million. Quite a price to pay if they have no … Continue reading
At our morning circle today we began with a reflection about mindfulness. This walk is in some ways a pilgrimage, and so each day we will be carrying a thought with us, to reflect upon in our conversations, walking, or … Continue reading
Day 1 Day one started at Yileerrie with a spectacular desert sunrise, helped along by light cloud cover that we would learn to be very thankful for once we started to walk. With camp packed and breakfast had, we … Continue reading
All in a days work Its only just after lunch here right now, everyone is settling in for the day at Yeerlirrie, and we have already achieved so much. We got up at 6am for an early morning media photo … Continue reading
The ‘Walkatjurra Walkabout’ mob is a diverse community of about 45 people currently, which includes 6 kids (who are very excited to be here!) and 3 dogs. We are busy learning how to build and pack up camp everyday, and … Continue reading
Walkatjurra Walkabout is heading off this Monday the 20th of August … Here’s what some of the walkers have to say about the importance of the walk and the need for a nuclear free future.