Red-capped Plover (female)

Not a birder

I’m not a birder, well, not really. If I was to call myself one, I would then have to call myself a planter, rocker, crabber, beacher, insecter, spider-er, general bugger,….er, yeah, some of them are mis-informative and downright impolite 😀

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rainbow lorikeets

Rainbow lorikeets

Rainbow Lorikeets are as common as mud here in South Australia. They are survivors. They’re a beautiful bird and I can remember as a kid being fascinated by them and my kids are the same, they are one of the first birds you notice growing up.

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corny point bay

Corny Point and Cap Clairout

Back in 2014 I revived an old vague interest of mine in geology…and then made it anything but vague (I’m blaming a combination of Minecraft and jewellery making for this sudden craze). I read a pile of publications specifically about South Australian geology, firstly focusing on the Yorke Peninsula and then on the Fleurieu Peninsula. […]

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Fog in the Grampians

Shades of Grey

One of the beauties of travelling in winter is the mercurial weather. There be sun, rain, and everything in between. Of course, I speak of the weather in Southern Australia as I am familiar with little else, but in my experience the lighting can be wonderous. The sun, when it is available, is at a […]

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