I was asked by the Got Saga team “What 5 places I’d take a visitor to in my ‘home town” ~ If you come to the South Moreton Bay islands in the Bay off Brisbane, Australia these are my favourite local places that I’ll share with you… Mangroves and sea eagles ~ The inter-tidal zone at the bottom of […]
Southern tip of North Stradbroke Island A photo essay of a day at the beach A couple of weeks ago, before the weather broke into this rain, rain, rain here in SE Queensland we went for a trip in the tinny to the southern end of North Stradbroke Island ~ As a reminder, that […]
A beach is enticing, but what is it that makes it so alluring? Blue sea… white sand… and thoughts of lying in the shade of a tree whilst listening to the water lapping up on the shore can’t help but wash waves of relaxation over you. There are few people who have ‘work’ associations with […]
We had a call this morning from the Bungle Bungles – Purnululu National Park – up in the Kimberleys in the north of Western Australia ~ In the Dry Season in northern Australia they experience beautiful clear blue skies and perfect temperatures for travelling and exploring the Kimberley region in the NW. They were calling to order […]
The simplest of things are so often the most enjoyable ~ Last weekend,we had the pleasure of watching the moon rise up behind Stradbroke Island during our evening walk… And the following morning, woke up to this simply beautiful sunrise What a weekend 😀 Have a good one!
Is this what awaited Mr Whelan upon arrival in Australia in 1878? “Columbus Buggy Co. Standard. World over. Columbus, Ohio, USA. Distributing Ship Cargo of Standard Buggies, Coast of Australia“ Chromolithograph poster (published in the United States) circa 1880, advertising the Columbus Buggy Company’s ‘standard’ buggy, being driven away from the Australian port, pulled by […]
When you think of Australia, what landscape do you picture? Rusty red sunburnt country… Aquamarine coral reefs… Golden beaches… or… Lush green rainforest? Australian Rainforest With only 0.3% of the Australian continent covered by rainforest it’s not surprising that the image of a sunburnt country, fringed by golden beaches and the great barrier reef generally […]