One of the things I’m discovering on our Australian adventure is that travel photography can be risky - in unexpected ways and in seemingly tame locations. I’ve known for a while that intrepid photographers can come unstuck in their quest for the ultimate, jaw-dropping shot, by getting too caught up in the moment and not … Continue reading Stalking the Light in Faraway Monaro
...and down by Kosciusko, where the pine-clad ridges raise Their torn and rugged battlements on high, Where the air is clear as crystal, and the white stars fairly blaze At midnight in the cold and frosty sky, And where around The Overflow the reed beds sweep and sway To the breezes, and the rolling plains … Continue reading Treetops and Cloudscapes of New South Wales
The third part of our infamous "Bush Cooking" series!!
It all started when we moved into the place we rented outside Canberra back in 2013. We’d rented a huge property in the countryside, some 30 kms outside the city, with huge skies and dark starry night. The sky was almost always clear from horizon to horizon and we got used to seeing the vast Milky … Continue reading Nightscapes of the Southern Sky (Part 2)
There’s something in the water in Byron Bay. No, really, there’s something in the water in Byron Bay, and I think it’s the psychoactive chemicals left by the thousands of hippies who have been coming here since the early 1970s. They’re still coming, trundling down the Pacific Highway in their psychedelic campervans, stuffed with surfboards, … Continue reading Byron Bay: Cheer Up, Slow Down, Chill Out
In the second episode of our famous "Bush Cooking" series, we show you how you can create an amazing and mostly non-toxic meal from what you can find in a stroll through the rainforest!
“I’ll remember this moment for the rest of my life. The unfathomable vastness of space. Its intricate beauty. This overwhelming feeling that human beings are not the only intelligent life in this amazing, mysterious universe.” Those were the awestruck thoughts of my thirteen-year old self, as I lay in a meadow in the Swiss Alps … Continue reading Nightscapes of the Southern Sky
We kick off our four part "Bush Cooking" series with a short video on making great coffee in the bush!
If you want to experience camping at its wild and adventurous best, I recommend a trip to Stanage Bay, on Queensland’s central coast. I’d never even heard of Stanage until a few weeks ago. Having spent over a month in Queensland, mostly staying in cabins in manicured towns, we were keen to head into the … Continue reading Extreme Camping at Stanage Bay
If there’s one thing I have in common with Saffy, one of our dogs, it is a fascination with food. To be fair, there are a few traits we share- such a desire to bite certain people we don’t like, and an occasional tendency to embarrass ourselves in public. However, when it comes to food, … Continue reading A Cheesy Adventure (Or the best things in life are Brie)