Category Archives: Nature

Poets honour our own Poet Laureate

  We said farewell to Raymond Curtis a few weeks back but last Monday night the poets and poetry lovers of Tamborine Mountain bid their own special hail and farewell to the man who had been an inspiration to so … Continue reading

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Birding Lamington

Every November, the Tamborine Mountain Bird group heads for even higher ground – the Lamington Plateau – where places such as Moran’s Falls and Python Rock offer a splendid variety of birdlife. One reason for doing this walk in stormy … Continue reading

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Spring flowers on the mountain

Today I went for a five kilometre walk around the neighbourhood and not for the first time it struck me what a beautiful place is Tamborine Mountain in spring.  Flowers are on display everywhere and our upland subtropical climate means … Continue reading

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Birding by the beach

That valiant band the Tamborine Mountain Bird Group went off to Evans Head recently for a few days pursuing our favourite hobby – with our favourite people.  Fifteen of us made the trip, either camping or staying in holiday accommodation. … Continue reading

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My favourite beach

I’ve photographed Chinaman’s Beach so many times that I won’t bore you with too many more photos – just enough to explain why this is my favourite beach in the whole world. I grew up on the Kenya coast where … Continue reading

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Bewitching walk

A short walk from where I live is a back track into the Witches Falls National Park – the oldest national park in Queensland. This track is known to few except and on a weekday you can meander along it … Continue reading

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Lost World

  It was such a beautiful day that we couldn’t waste it – we packed up an impromptu picnic and headed for one of our favourite places – Lost World. In this beautiful part of Australia where back from the … Continue reading

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