Caitlin Doyle-Markwick

Caitlin Doyle-Markwick

Caitlin Doyle-Markwick is a writer, theatre-maker, and publishing worker from Sydney. Her writing has been published in Overland, Sydney Review of Books, Antipodes, Witness Performance, The Saturday Paper, Books+Publishing, Mascara Literary Review, and Cordite. Caitlin has written two plays, JobReady (2017) and As She Lay, and has produced and performed work with theatre collectives around Australia.

Caitlin Doyle-Markwick reviews 'The Ways of the Bushwalker: On foot in Australia' by Melissa Harper

September 2021, no. 435 19 August 2021
Caitlin Doyle-Markwick reviews 'The Ways of the Bushwalker: On foot in Australia' by Melissa Harper
At what point does a ramble or meander through the bush become a bona fide bushwalk? Was my two-hour stroll near Wolli Creek during semi-lockdown – when I locked eyes with the now-maligned fruit bat – a bushwalk or just a ramble? Answers to these questions vary wildly according to the conflicting approaches to bushwalking detailed in Melissa Harper’s updated version of The Ways of the Bushwa ... (read more)