Spring Outings – Kilcunda Beach

Many years ago, when I first got back into photography and possibly even when I first started blogging, I visited Kilcunda Beach and a few other beaches along this stretch of the coast, I was still learning my craft and if I wrote a blog post, I cannot seem to find it.  Anyway, we were…

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Spring Outings – Sunset at Lake Wendouree

I recently went to visit a photographer friend in Ballarat for a few days, our first afternoon was actually spent scouting locations for various photo shoots we had planned, one such spot was Lake Wendouree, it was lovely to wander along the shore at sunset and view the ducks and swans, as well as some…

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Weekend Wanderings – Hinze Dam

The Gold Coast is the Theme Park Capital of Australia; Warner Bro Movie World, Dream World, Wet and Wild (water Park), Sea World, Australia Zoo, Aussie World and Sea Life Park, there are other attractions as well, then, of course, is Coolangatta Beach, Surfers Paradise Beach and more. I love the beach, but I am…

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Winter Outings – RJ Hamer Arborteum

We have not really been out exploring much since we got back from Tassie, a month ago. I guess we were going a bit stir crazy, it been a month of catching up with various jobs around the house, work, social engagements and then, of course, the Exhibition. The weather had not been so brilliant…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 16

It was early morning once we got a little away from Launceston, there was lots of mist and fog; eerie to say the least the world had disappeared. We met everyone (from my Artists Group) at historic Brickendon Estate Farm. This is a World Heritage Listed Colonial Farm Village and so much fun for the likes…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 13

The day dawned sunny and pleasant and we decided at the last minute to make another try for Cradle Mountain. It was only two hours away, it was warm and sunny, until we again got over Mount Roland, by the time we got to the car park, the clouds had closed in again. This time…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 4

We had the luxury of a small sleep in this morning, followed by a long leisurely cooked breakfast, the storms had pretty much blown through the night before, there was even fresh snow in the hills, but in Hobart, it was glorious sunshine and bright blue skies. So we grabbed the cameras and walked to Macquarie…

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Weekend Wanderings – Visiting Sand Castles on the Beach

We used to have a tradition when the kids were small, every Summer, we would pack up the car and drive to Frankston (once upon a time it was Rye), and see the giant sand sculptures on the beach, we would then either have fish and chips by the beach or eat in the local…

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Weekend Wanderings – Gippsland Day 2

Day 2 We rose super early, I wanted to try for another glorious sunrise at Walkerville South, we grabbed our gear and a coffee and drove back down to the Cape Liptrap Coastal Park. We spotted lots of wildlife this morning, all just walking across the road, 3 wombats (which is rare… I saw more wombats…

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Weekend Wanderings – Gippsland Day 1

Almost a year ago we went on a short stay to Inverloch in Gippsland, Victoria (Australia). We had such a wonderful time and its only one hour from home. We visited so many great places, but there were still more we did not quite have enough time to fit in and vowed to come back.…

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