THIS is why people climb Cradle Mountain – Tasmania

As with all mountains, you have to pick a time for good weather to see their magnificence. Checking the weather for a week, I found a good day, woke up early and it was raining! Arghhh The following day predicted good weather with possible showers in the afternoon. So an early start was again planned to reach the summit before noon. (Sounds like an epic … Continue reading THIS is why people climb Cradle Mountain – Tasmania

Beauty in our bush fires…Tasmania

Australia’s ‘Mother Nature’ seems to pick a state each year to remind us that she is in charge of this glorious land. Tasmania has been hard hit this year by our bushfires. Bushfires are a natural part of our land. Many plants need searing heat for the pods to explode and seeds dispersed. Many of our trees have become resilient and will quickly regenerate. For months, the north west and south … Continue reading Beauty in our bush fires…Tasmania

Collecting information for an upcoming book…

I’ve been busy collecting information and stories for an upcoming book planned for the end of the year. It has been an absolute privilege to interview some fascinating people from the ‘Silent Generation’.  This generation built a society and our country with their ‘bare hands’. No modern conveniences, just raw hard work using basic tools. Yet they achieved a lot in their life. We have much to be thankful … Continue reading Collecting information for an upcoming book…