Photo: Orphan Rock, Katoomba
A 12 year-old relative visited us this week. He felt let down when he discovered the Three Sisters were “a pile of old rocks”. At the very least he expected the sisters to have faces like Mount Rushmore. So by his evaluation, I guess Orphan Rock is another disappointing pile of stone.
Words to walk with:
From Monoliths by Mark O’Connor
“The wind’s chisel gives them age,Incising blank foreheads.”