Sense of Place, Memory and Identity

I’m definitely in Melbourne. I’m sitting in a dark and moody hipster pub drinking a surprisingly good ‘house red’. The billboards out the front still advertise live bands on different nights of the week, not just ‘steak night’ or ‘kids eat free’ on Sundays. There’s Read More …

Stuck in Purgatory Paradise

Facebook has a new feature called ‘On This Day’. It’s a feature where Facebook belches up old memories and reminds you what you were doing on this day; 1 year ago, 2 years ago and so on. Well, I’m finding these relentless reminders depressing at Read More …

Back Home in the Australian Silence

It’s obvious I’m in Australia. A strong wind hushes through tall, messy trees, causing the smaller branches to dance and sway, silhouetted against an orange and silver dusk sky. The air is clean and sweet as wattle wafts on the approaching southerly. kookaburras, perched on Read More …

Great Wall of China: 5 Unexpected Things

It’s an incredible experience visiting wonders of the world and famous sites. It’s as if, suddenly, you find yourself standing in front of something you’ve seen in photos, magazines and books for years. It’s a feeling that stays with you and one that you’ll always Read More …

The Lost City

A hidden, dusty trail winds through the thick woods on a high plateau. Twisting and bending around ancient trees and boulders it leads you down to the cliffs edge where the plateau dramatically drops away in a razor-sharp crest. The woods open up as a Read More …

Wilsons Promontory Australia

Wilson’s Promontory National Park is the southernmost point on the Australian mainland. It’s an area abundant in wildlife and dramatic landscapes as the forest meets the sea on dramatic rocky mountains and tidal rivers. //

Lonavala Mist, India

A steamy and dense tropical mist overflows, gently spilling down the rocky mountain crest, drifting over cliff faces of brilliant greens and wet granite rock as the monsoon dumps dense rain on the mountain tops creating incredible waterfalls and landscapes in Lonavala, India. Want to Read More …