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PacificEdge | February 26, 2017

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Wanderings

The OM1 — a photographic tool for the mountain walker

October 5, 2015 |

Twice now, Olympus has solved the camera weight and bulk issue for bushwalking photographers…Read More

A new apple future for Tasmania – any hope?

March 18, 2015 |

MY ARRIVAL in Tasmania coincided with the collapse of the state’s apple industry. I remember it… farmers in despair as their orchards rapidly fell in value, people expressing their fears about the state’s farming future, lots of apples but … Read More

In the scrub, by the bay — a rediscovery

March 15, 2015 |

IT WAS AT THE END of 2104, December, when I accidentally rediscovered the Tyler family graves.

My discovery of them was back in the 1970s when I was with a group bushwalking down that way. The only person I recall … Read More

From mountain to museum

December 29, 2014 | 1

I made these photos at Launceston’s Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery at Inveresk last week. They show some of the artefacts used by a Tasmanian Bushwalker of the 1960s and 1970s.Read More

How photography saved the wilderness

September 7, 2014 | 2

The camera and the bush… they have more in common than you think…Read More

A journey, a conversation cafe, a garden

June 6, 2014 |

Some might call it preaching to the converted, my talk about the work of the Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance with Permaculture/Transition Blue Mountains there in the community centre in Lawson that night.Read More

Telopia

February 16, 2014 |

A Tasmanian journey…

THEY WERE OUT in great numbers today… big red ovals of flowers on either side of the track and visible as red dots down in the bush cladding the steep slopes of Mt Wellington.

There were so … Read More

The Organ Pipes Track — sunshine and ice

February 16, 2014 | 1

A Tasmanian journey…

“WHAT’S THIS?”. Fiona holds out her hand as if to catch whatever it is that has started to fall from the sky… small, soft flakes that disappear as soon as they settle on the ground.

“It’s snow. … Read More

A sign of cumulus

February 14, 2014 |

In the Somomon Islands, I watched the cumulus build over the island…Read More

Taroona Neighbourhood Garden

February 1, 2014 |

A Tasmanian journey…

EXPERIENCE and learning are the core purpose of travel and that is what happened when we met up with Hobart community gardener and sustainabiity educator, Nel Smit. Nel, you see, is one of the mainstays of the … Read More