In these recent journal entries I’ve explored the beauty of round zucchinis, the incredible diversity of butterflies up here, and the habits of some birds. I hope you enjoy.
Last week I was in South Australia, visiting family and friends. I had also embarked on compiling some nature journals ‘on a theme’, including one on birds, and one on gardens. The garden journal I’ll show you in a future … Continued
Watercolour pencils are great for nature journaling, since they combine the accuracy of a pencil with the vibrant colour and flexibility of watercolour pigment. But I’ve found them tricky to use because the colour of the pencil applied dry to … Continued
Today’s post is a short guide to nature journaling. I’ve been spending a bit of time in rainforest of late, doing some research for a book. So this post is illustrated with journal entries from rainforest places – mostly from … Continued
Last winter Dowse Lagoon nearly dried up completely. The water- and swamp-plants died back, and green pick was hard to find. Every day, groups of purple swamphens would forage in the grassy parks nearby. The lawn grass around here is … Continued