Our S.A. coastal adventure – day 2

Day 2 We drove back to Little Desert, but this time did another track (Ponderoo Hill – I think) and Stringybark Track and then went back and did the River Track again. It was again cold, wet and drizzly and not as many animals to be seen and still very few wildflowers. A few kangaroos…

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Our S.A. coastal adventure – day 1

Many months ago, we were invited to share a journey with some photography friends to Kangaroo Island (KI), off the South Australian coast, of course, we said yes. We have had a few adventures with these photography friends and they are always so much fun. There is so much to see, do and explore in…

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Winter Outings – Mount Tamborine

Back in September last year, I was speaking at a conference in Surfers Paradise for the Australian Photographic Society, Moth came along and he went out and about while I was working and networking. I sent him to Mount Tamborine to see the waterfalls and have a look around. Due to the limited time, I…

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Coastal Adventure – Kangaroo Island

Think of an island with 509km of Coastline & 155km from the East Coast to the West Coast. With native bushland, wildlife, adventure & exploring.

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Winter Outings – Kira’s visit to the beach

We do not have any actual grandchildren, neither of my daughters plan on any, any time soon. But we do have Grand Fur Babies…it sounds a little silly, but we do dote on them, Dexter is technically my Daughter’s Dog, not mine…but he does not seem to agree. Kira belongs to my Daughter and Son-in-law,…

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Winter Outings – Mount Coot-tha botanical gardens

Mount Coot-tha botanical gardens, again. It seems we have been here almost every visit to Brisbane over the last few years. We have done a fair bit of exploring around the Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast areas. The usual sights and sounds that tourists do, the wheel, the Brisbane sign, the river, the city beach,…

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Mid-Winter Escape – Brisbane

I have not seen my daughter and son-in-law in quite a while and sure we talk online and on the phone, but ask any Mum whose baby lives well away from home, it’s just not the same. I needed some facetime. Her birthday was coming up and we decided it might be fun to surprise…

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Our New Zealand Adventure – Day 21

No rest for the wicked, as they say…our last full day here in New Zealand and we wanted to make the most of it, but at the same time, so footsore and weary, we have been on the go for three weeks, and today were feeling it. We decided to do some fun stuff, still…

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Our New Zealand Adventure – Day 20

Day 20 found us in Hamilton, which to be honest was not really on our list of places to go, just kind of where we ended up, and so happy we did. Our first stop was Hamilton Botanical Gardens, I had been told if I ever got the chance to visit, so we did. Now,…

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Tuesday’s Textures…

I found this rather unique and textural plant in several places while we were in New Zealand, apparently, it’s called a Teazel. During a visit to Howick Village, I came across this against a darkened doorway, brilliant sunlight and deep shadows behind…just perfectly framed and displaying the little spikes…just magnificent, how could I not take…

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