Nobody really likes seagulls. They’re no ones favourite bird, they’ve inspired no great works of art and they’re un-fondly known as a squawking nuisance. Unlike the noble and respected eagle, a seagull does not rely on deadly intimidation to secure its meals. Nor does it command respect with a fearsome call like falcon or hawk. […]Read more "The Birds"
I never get tired of mushroom hunting. The wonderland of fruiting fungus that comes to life after a healthy rainfall brings forth images of the intricate network of mycelium woven through the roots of the coastal rainforest. Breaking down and rebuilding, providing the foundation for new growth.Read more "“Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland"
The dock was empty minus one small fishing vessel and her skipper diligently cleaning the morning’s catch. Manipulating his knife skillfully through the flesh of a monstrous lingcod he seemed hardly phased by the sudden arrival of a group of gawking onlookers. Today we were benefiting from a standing friendship between our captain and the local […]Read more "Footprints"