• Dancing with the fire-starters in Spain
 

Recent Articles

 
  • John Longstaff's painting of the arrival of the two men at the Dig Tree

    The Long March to Failure

    Robert Burke and John Wills’ ambitious expedition to map Australia from the south to north coasts in 1840 is a classic saga of bad planning, worse leadership and fatal consequences. […]

     
     
  • Salt, water, red earth, green growth - the day the rains came

    Lake Eyre from the air

      Lake Eyre is a massive contradiction. A lake where land speed records are broken. A salt flat with a sailing club. And it is a real sight to see. […]

     
     
  • Red fire black opal

    The Living Fire

    They’re called stones fallen from heaven, living fire, an anchor stone of hope. Some swear they made the owner invisible. We just call them opals and their story is magical. […]

     
     
  • A rainbow lorikeet - just too cheery for words

    Sunday Morning Twittering

    It’s a sunny Sunday morning and the air is full of birdsong. Australia’s birds are a riot of noise, colour and character, so please meet the beaks behind the tweets. […]

     
     
  • Fancy a hot date?

    Fancy a hot date?

    Are you stuck for the ideal romantic gift, something that will last a lifetime and also be a daily reminder of your affection? Why not forge your love in steel? […]

     
     
  • Caught in a mamoth dusk storm in the Australian outback on the road from Innamincka

    And we’re back!

    The fog has lifted from our broken website now we have left the outback and re-joined the internet world, so let’s start with a little treat from our Flickr account. […]

     
     
 
 
 

Archive