Winter wanderings

Winter field trips can be cold but exhilarating. This winter I had the good fortune to travel down to northern Victoria and southern New South Wales, to reacquaint myself with those landscapes under grey subdued skies. The trip was half … Continued

New nature journaling workshops for 2018, plus a personal invite to my next workshop at Binna Burra Lodge

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This year I’m launching some exciting new nature journaling workshops. Since 2016 I have worked with a wide range of groups to deliver a basic level ‘Introduction to Nature Journaling’ workshop. This has been warmly received, and the thirst for … Continued

A bird lesson, a velvet worm, and a furry friend in the shed

This place where I live has a million stories, maybe more. Everyday I glimpse another fragment of plot, perhaps meet another character. Last Sunday a Lewin’s honeyeater gave me a cook’s tour of her larder (the genders of this species … Continued

Topknots at Tullawallal

We usually only glimpse the topknot pigeons flying high and fast overhead, a steady workmanlike beat of strong grey wings and a flash of pink beak. But last week they were in the treetops at Tullawallal. It’s the highest point … Continued