Category Archives: Scenic

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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Bob’s Big Day

Biking, birding and beaches- not necessarily in that order – were how Bob wanted to celebrate his 80th birthday.  Not for him the “luxury” cruise or the round-the-world trip or indeed anything that involved getting up close and personal with … 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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Golden morning on the Gold Coast

  All who know me know how much I hate the Gold Coast.  I’m just too old now for all that razzle dazzle.  I dislike its brash and flash inhabitants, the tourist hordes, the sheer number of overwhelming buildings, the … 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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