Category Archives: Life be in it

Majestic snatch back of Ashes of retro dance at Hydro

The Poms have snatched the Ashes (well, the Ashes of the retro dance world) and every pair of left feet will help give the Blue Mountains a sporting chance at reclaiming it on Saturday, February 25. The annual Blue Mountains Charleston Challenge Guinness World Record attempt for the largest number of costumed people to dance… Read More »

The 2017 Charleston Challenge ~ Hydro Majestic Hotel

The original Blue Mountains party palace has taken up the gauntlet (most elegantly of course) thrown down by the town of Bexhill in England by announcing a return of the annual world record retro dance attempt in February. The Blue Mountains Charleston Challenge will be held at the Hydro Majestic Hotel at Medlow Bath on… Read More »

Red Hands Cave walking track – Glenbrook

This track has most likely been used by the Darug people for thousands of years, and you too can walk in their footsteps. Red Hands Cave walking track, in the Glenbrook region of the Blue Mountains National Park, winds through remote bushland to one of the best Aboriginal stencil galleries in the Sydney Basin. From… Read More »

Leura Mall ~ Check out the beautiful summer colours

Putting shopping and cafes aside, Leura Mall offers a wonderful visitor’s experience, especially in Spring and Autumn. Ask Roz encourages everyone to “stop and smell the roses” and take a stroll through the shopping precinct of Leura Mall and check out the beautiful summer colours. All these photos were taken on Saturday 7th January 2017… Read More »

Horseshoe Falls, one of the Mountains hidden spots

Horseshoe Falls, Hazelbrook is a great walk that’s take you about a comfortable 90min return.   The track is a bit second hand and tricky in patches, but well worth the effort. The photos on this page were taken soon after heavy rain. The falls are normally gentle. Time the walk for a great picnic lunch.… Read More »

Kanangra Boyd National Park makes a great day trip

Have you been to Kanangra Boyd National Park? The Kanangra Boyd National Park is part of Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, Kanangra-Boyd National Park is just 180km from Sydney. Enjoy superb scenery, abundant wildlife, cycling and walking. These happy snaps taken by Ask Roz Blue Mountains are just part of the beauty of the part.… Read More »

Blue Mountains National Park in 4K

Part of the UNESCO World Heritage protected area, the Blue Mountains National Park it’s an incredible plateau 80km west of Sydney. It features breathtaking cliffs and waterfall, more than 140km of tracks and endless photographic opportunities. This video was produced for IUCN World Parks Congress Sydney 2014 ( This 4K version also shows some previously… Read More »

South Lawson Park, walks and waterfalls

South Lawson Park has historical significance at the local level as an example of a recreation reserve developed by local trustees over a period of about 30 years with walking tracks to allow access to its scenic attractions.   Federal Fall is an interesting and precocious example of placenames revealing enthusiasm for political movements, in… Read More »