The writings of the late Bernard Swan of Armidale NSW who sadly passed on the 5th of February 2021. In loving memory of Papa, gentle, wise and always encouraging us in our journey.
Thank you for looking at my pages. In them, I post thoughts on a few matters that are close to me. I hope they are of interest to you too. Some of these may seem dated. Nonetheless, I believe they contain ideas that are relevant to the thinking person of the present day.
It is my intention to treat what I have written as work in progress, with pages re-visited from time to time.
But first, let me introduce myself.
I lived for many years in the small country town of Armidale on the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia. It is about 1000 metres above sea level, about 170 kilometres from the sea as the kookaburra flies, and roughly halfway between Sydney and Brisbane. It is located in pastoral country. Tranquil. Scenic. Spectacular gorges gash the eastern flank of the tablelands…..