A wide diversity of plant communities ... and an elusive bird.
In rituals, "relationships are suspended, and everyday life is turned upside-down. They become a temporary world apart." Professor Adrian Franklin, The Making of MONA.
Rounding two of the most dramatic capes in the Southern Ocean. Unfavourable conditions force a difficult decision.
Paddling in 3 metre swell with nowhere to land for 46 kms, and, along the way, some unexpected challenges.
(For the history of The Handweavers, Spinners and Dyers Guild see here.) That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain, The happy highways where I went And cannot come again. from A Shropshire Lad, 1896 by A. E. Houseman It is a glittering autumn day. The streets of Battery Point are bathed... Continue Reading →
The vivid scarlet colouring of these flowers, shining out among the sombre blue green of the gum forests is certainly one of the most beautiful sights that the Tasmanian bush affords. Geoffrey Smith, 1909, A Naturalist in Tasmania, p 55 Geoffrey Smith M. A. was a fellow of New College, Oxford, who came to Tasmania for six... Continue Reading →