origma reserve update

02-05 april 2010 – it’s been a while since I’ve reported back on the origma reserve project, though there have been frequent visits over the past few months…

this year, a typical autumn day is a cool still morning with mists swirling along the valley floor…

… while the afternoons . . . → Read More: origma reserve update

a walk at ‘explosives reserve’

tuesday 26 january 2010 – scanning the map of sydney harbour for somewhere to walk on a hot summer’s day, the name ‘explosives reserve’ naturally caught my eye…

on the harbour’s north side, it’s a small headland overlooking sugarloaf bay…

the track is unusually weed-free in parts, meandering past grey mangroves (avicennia marina), . . . → Read More: a walk at ‘explosives reserve’

visit to phil at katoomba

wednesday 13 january 2010 – took the train from sydney central station up to katoomba in the blue mountains to visit phil s to see the house he designed and has recently finished building… phil is a respected maker of bespoke furniture, objects and fittings for architects and artists – he works across a . . . → Read More: visit to phil at katoomba

first days of 2010 at origma sanctuary

on new year’s day 2010, drove up to the land for a few days… it’s the time of the flax wattle flowering (acacia linifolia) and the bush is everywhere dotted with clusters of creamy flowers delivering a sweet scent into the warm air…

strange sculptural aspect to a group of yellow bloodwoods (corymbia . . . → Read More: first days of 2010 at origma sanctuary

brisbane wanderings – botanic gardens

flew up to brisbane for a few days to visit family at the end of the year and went for a couple of excursions – to the brisbane botanic gardens at mt coot-tha, and to the 6th asia pacific triennial at the queensland gallery of modern art…

hi-res version of panorama is here

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