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Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Mast and Riggin'

Often when I am slumbering I have a pleasant dream. With my sweet girl I am sitting down by some purling stream. Through England I am roaming with her at my command. Then waken broken hearted upon Van Diemen's Land... Anonymous Convict

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Birding Nerding

I was fortunate enough to spot a pair of Pacific Bazas in a gum outside my window.
I know it's hard for some people to understand but I was so amped afterwards! Open your ears and eyes to the Australian bush whence splendour resides...

Friday, July 30, 2010

Ratlines and Bowsprit

Quayside at Sullivan's Cove, TAS

Captain Fell's

Wee Little Boats

Sullivan's Cove, Hobart. Wintering in the Apple Isle.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Our Moon

The night walked down the sky with the moon in her hand.
- F.L. Knowles

Friday, May 28, 2010

May Ye Merry Be

Aye, t' be sure, t' be sure...

Monday, May 24, 2010


Timber peeler, plier of grain... The trusty old jack plane.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Another Empty Wreckage

There is something more ponderous, more significant about an empty wave than one ridden.
Is it a lonely life ended, or a journey spent? Is it a smaller part of a generation of breakers? Is it undefiled?
We are honoured to witness their breaking up - their wrecking.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Friday, May 7, 2010


A pretty shorebreak about to unfurl.

Thursday, May 6, 2010


Amatuer birdwatching... KI SA.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010


I'm not the biggest fan of the boog... but I can appreciate this brave soul's stoke for the view... and the inevitable thumping he's about to get.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010


Pigeon Lady, Athens, Greece.

Monday, May 3, 2010


About to drop it's load in spite of the objectioning breeze.

Monday, April 19, 2010

Tip Jar Jim

Putting a fiver on the tip... Jim Mitchell, The Ol' Corner

Friday, April 16, 2010

Froth Gazing

Makes me think of clouds...

Cloud Gazing

A big bowl o' mash potato in the sky...

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Continuous Line Drawing

Boomerang Beach NSW. Unidentified artist.

Monday, April 12, 2010

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Standing On Sand

An indignant wave rising to its feet.

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Living Smaller

One teeny step towards self sufficient smallholding... 3 ISA Browns and 2 Australorp Hybrids.
Here is one of the ladies getting a feel for the coop ladder.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010


Sandy bottom peeler whipping shoreward... Booti Booti NP

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

An Ol' Soul

What tales a boot could tell... My friend Mikey Mac kicking back.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

My Old Friend

9'8" Oldfield Surfboards... glass by Carl Hassall - shape by various Oldfields.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

The Wonderful World of Albert Kahn

I just stumbled into the wonderful world of Albert Kahn and his autochromes and I am smitten. My first post on another photographer... couldn't resist. Check out his collection of autochromes here.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Wallaby Skull

Found about six of these little fellas on a hike on Kangaroo Island. Prey for the eagles...

Monday, March 15, 2010

To See What the Bronica Sees

My wife was taking this beautiful shot with her Bronica from underneath a Jetty in S.A. I love looking through that viewfinder.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Two Ships

Running from the wind on the low seas.

Monday, March 8, 2010

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Breakfast In Fez

The bittersweetness of Riad living.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Oh the Glory!

Kangaroo Island, SA. Ripper left on cobble stone point (left of frame).

Monday, March 1, 2010


Adrift from it's mooring and cast upon the shallows... I had nothing to do with this...

Thursday, February 25, 2010

From A to B

Drawing a line... Jim Mitchell, Kiddies NSW

Thursday, February 18, 2010


I wonder how many waves like this have gone unridden before the art of surfing found this beach. Queens, Lime Burners NP

A Life In The Sea

scarred by a life amongst the washing... what we all should aspire to be.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Let There Be Light

The 12 Apostles Vico - with good ol' light doing it's thing.

Within the South Seas

Looking for hidden treasure in a South Seas submarine cave... didn't find any but I did have some fun with my new water housing.

Monday, February 8, 2010

Looking Up

A stroll through the Green Cathedral

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

The Old Shed

Rydal NSW. An almost forgotten place to me now...

Monday, February 1, 2010

Shoes again...

'Now for good luck, cast an old shoe after me'

Saturday, January 30, 2010

The Slow Death of Rocks

Limeburners Creek National Park NSW

Friday, January 29, 2010


It's no use carrying an umbrella if your shoes are leaking

A Moment

Branxton Rodeo again... a chance to don the felt hat and hobble into boots

Maple Leaf


Feathery friend flying low while I stand on picnic table and shiver