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

Springtime in the forest, and a Hunter Valley workshop

Rain seems to be the essence of springtime this year in Beechmont. After an early dry start, the almost continuous rain and showers have conjured up carpets of pinkish new raspy fern fronds, a flush of tender bright green leaves … Continued

Meet the rainforest neighbours

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Nearly 3 weeks ago I planned to draw A plant a day for a week. Part meditation, part nature journaling, part learning new species. Well, life got in the way, as it does. I didn’t draw a plant every day. … Continued