Wild Island

Just off South Australia’s south eastern shore, there’s a remote and windswept island that’s a haven for wildlife. Kangaroo Island (known by its initials, KI) has just a tiny fraction of the population and development of Tasmania, and attracts relatively few visitors each year, and yet it’s Australia’s third largest island. We’d been considering spending … Continue reading Wild Island

Bay of Fires

"Bay of Fires" Once upon a pristine beach Of dolphin swell and pearly sand, We splashed, barefoot, through crystal pools Of fossil-peppered, surf-hewn rocks, A tidal gift of ancient land. Bright waters - sapphire, turquoise, jade, Fade to aqua-mirrored sheen, Recede in arcs of glistening foam, And spiral shells, and fizzing stones. A rhythmic, iridescent … Continue reading Bay of Fires