I’m thrilled to announce my first ever nature journaling workshop in Victoria. It will be held on Friday 3rd April at the Forest Glade Gardens in the lovely Mount Macedon. The workshop will run for 2 hours and the cost … Continued
I’ll be leading a number of nature journaling workshops over the next few months, mostly in south east Queensland, but also one in Charters Towers and maybe one or two in Melbourne. Check out the dates below: Wednesday 12th February … Continued
Along a path strewn with brown fire-killed leaves; dried, drought-killed leaves, and scattered with charcoal and ash – I find this: Opulent pink flowers, freshly tumbled, two hundred or more. While above me springs the parent tree. Leafless, its bare … Continued
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.
I visited the Barambah Environmental Education Centre (about 50 km west of Gympie, Queensland) back in August. I ran a nature journaling workshop for the staff, and did some field work for a series of illustrations for a little book … Continued