Monthly Archives: November 2013
I first came across Marie Byles while travelling through northern India visiting the significant sites where Buddha had lived and taught, the famous Bodhi tree at Bodh Gaya being amongst them. This experience was enhanced by reading a book about … Continue reading
The Accidental Monk – Ajahn Khamavaro was a Vietnamese refugee who grew up in California. This story charts his rise to a career in finance and his subsequent choice to become a monk in Thailand. He is now the head … Continue reading
Dot Butler – Wild magazine Dorothy Butler: The Barefoot Bushwalker – obituary in Wild magazine. Dot Butler was a contemporary and close friend of Marie Byles. Another impressive outdoors woman.
Outdoor Australia – Baldur Byles Baldur Byles: Marie Byles’s brother was also a prominent conservationist who was influential in having the Snowy Mountains reserved as a National Park
Henry Gold: Wilderness Photographer: Henry’s photographs have been highly influential in raising the public’s awareness of the value of wilderness and assisting in countless campaigns Australian Geographic – Henry Gold View gallery of Henry’s superb wilderness photographs
Outdoor Australia magazine – article on Marie Byles Marie Byles: a biographical outline with photographs of this amazing woman (1900-1979) – first female solicitor of NSW, prominent conservationist, mountaineer and early Australian Buddhist.