A response to Brenda Arledge's word prompt 'fairy'.
My experience of travelling to, and holidaying at Lake Malawi.
Sourgrass, also known as soursop can be used to dye yarn producing a soft, bright yellow.
What is it like to visit Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary? I went to Tasmania to find out and saw many amazing animals up close.
Marine life congregates annually at the recently discovered Bremer Bay Canyon.
A visit to Temburong by longboat in the 1970s, including a journey into Borneo and one of the most ancient rainforests in the world, an immersion into the traditional culture of Iban, and many other incredible experiences.
A poem written from a convict's point of view.
Some unusual and beautiful birds that are seen in my garden.
Due to the loss of their natural habitat, some native Australian species are making their homes in residential gardens - including mine.
Dyeing yarn with food colouring is a fun and inexpensive way to create your own unique colours and articles of clothing.
Meelup is a stunningly beautiful beach in south-west Australia.
Peaceful hours spent river fishing.
A brief look at four unusual species of frog that walk rather than hopping.
As a child, I was fortunate enough to watch a sea turtle lay her eggs in the warm sand of a beach on the East Coast of Malaysia.
A simple poem about winter rain.
While travelling in Tasmania, I visited Port Arthur, a site loaded with history, both old and more recent.
In November 2019, members of the Albany Spinners worked together over two days to spin freshly shorn fleece and knit a garment as part of the Ewe to You Challenge. Learn all about this Australian event as well as sheep shearing, spinning, knitting, and more.
The Western Australian Wheatbelt is a wildflower wonderland. Here are the places I went and the sights I saw (photos included). The beauty of these abandoned Wheatbelt towns is truly remarkable.
This article is about visiting the historic Albany whaling station and reflections on our past and present interactions with whales.
Learn how to dye wool naturally with Arum Lily leaves, which are classified as a kind of weed and produce a beautiful soft green colour.
Conversations about death and dying.
I spent a few days exploring the Central Lakes district of Tasmania, home of its hydro-electric scheme, a breathtaking sculpture and plenty of cold weather.
The second part of my road trip across Australia.
This is the first part of a journal of my solo drive across Australia - over 3500 kilometers.
A visit to the beach in Australia.
Poem about my daughter's birth
Tasmania's west coast is an amazing and picturesque location that I enjoyed traveling through.