Today's Walk

12,350 words by 12 writers in Tokyo, Melbourne & elsewhere

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Today's Walk, Fiction, Autumn

This is the house, she says.

by Jack Cheng

Fredericksburg — When we move in we’ll hang a bench on the patio and when it rains I’ll complain about not being able to see the stars, and one Sunday when I’m back from my parents’ I’ll find you on a ladder with sky on your face and town on your chin and a light bulb and a smirk and you’ll say, Now we can turn them on whenever we want. We’ll change the outside color every year. No colonial pastels, nothing for p...

Parks, Today's Walk

Walk in the park, she thought.

by Kristen Taylor

New york — There was an hour left of sunlight. The paved walks were crusty snow at the end of a long winter, and they sat in the tunnel as he poured most of a fifth of gin into two bodega juices. The drink was a...

indigenous, Today's Walk, Art

Aboriginal Ochre Mining

by David Wade Chambers

Aireys inlet — All along the Australian Surf Coast, one can find a series of Aboriginal Ochre Mines in the high cliffs that stretch between Torquay and Aireys Inlet. The colors range from bright yellow and deep gol...

nature, flowers, indigenous

This morning on my morning walk, I chanced on the Green-comb Spider Orchid (Arachnochis dilatata), without my camera or phone.

by David Wade Chambers

Aireys inlet — So, I had to dip into my iPhoto archive 4 years back to find an image to share with you. I love this plant’s rakish appearance and have often photographed it on Ted’s Ridge Track behind the house. I...

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