He waits on the bright green grass, alone. As I approach, he walks quickly away (wood ducks don’t waddle). Dark head held high, a cautious eye looking back, watching my every step. I walk by, and he settles back down … Read More
Spring is stirring up here in the mountains. It was great to walk the tracks of Binna Burra again, after nearly a year of Lamington National Park being closed. So lovely to lose myself in those forests again! The Red … Read More
Rain has emphatically returned to Beechmont in the last few days. Overnight we received 167 mm! I don’t like to complain about the lack of rain here, since we still tend to receive far more rain than many drought-ravaged places … Read More
I’m finding it a bit hard to be cheerful these days. Heat, smoke, prolonged drought and more fires. Frustration at the lack of action on climate change, while its effects are becoming more and more obvious. My beloved Lamington National Park is still closed, so I can’t go and lose myself in its leafy depths. But life continues, in all its beauty. When I take the time to look about, and look closely, I find many reasons to be cheerful.