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PacificEdge | May 25, 2019

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Nomadics

Found: the book that influenced a generation

January 8, 2014 | | One Comment

A surprise discovery in a mountain hut closes the circle of time…Read More

High on a mountain, a little stone hut

January 8, 2014 | | 2 Comments

High on a Tasmanian mountain there’s a hidden hut, so late one day we went to look for it….Read More

Otago

January 4, 2014 | | One Comment

Shipping has played an important part in Tasmanian history but it’s rare to find shipping and literature in a rusting hulk…Read More

Solomons journeys: Just a little wet underfoot

October 19, 2013 |

Negotiating the road to the Kastom Gaden Association’s office and farm can be an aquatic experience after rain…Read More

A domed home in the hills

August 31, 2013 |

AS it’s the first day of Spring 2013 I thought I might commemorate the passing of the cold months (which weren’t really all that cold at all) with a picture from my film photography days, a photo now some decades … Read More

Return — hut on a point

April 9, 2013 |

IT’S BEEN DECADES, I thought as the driver throttled back the engines to approach the jetty. Decades… and there was no jetty, no fast catamaran then… just an old wooden launch captained by a man in late middle age. Not … Read More

All that remains… ruins on a Tasmanian mountainside

April 8, 2013 |

ALL THAT REMAINS is a bit of stone work where the house once was. And a few pieces of iron rusted by the decades since the fires of ’67 devoured the building and the rest of the farm — one … Read More

Three huts on a trail

August 1, 2012 |

THE HUT WAS LARGER than I remembered. Longer too. And was that metal table there when last I came this way decades ago?

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Town in the mountains

July 31, 2011 |

NOT LONG after writing this in 2007, Rosemary Morrow left Katoomba’s cold winters for the subtropical warmth of the Coffs Harbour area. A few years passed, then I got word that she had returned to the Blue Mountains. She is still there.

 

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Byron Bay: Discovered and rediscovered

July 31, 2011 |

TRAVEL IS SLOWER on this winding byway through patches of dark forest and out into open farmland.

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