Journal

Our Great Barrier Reef

We need to protect our Great Barrier Reef.. coral, fish,turtles and all the other marine inhabitants in this area need a pristine environment to thrive,.They can’t protect themselves from the risk of fuel spills and boat strikes by enormous coal/gas tankers crossing the marine park ..It is up to us humans to look after them ! Lets keep their home safe !!

I'm back...

Been away up to north Queensland…4wdriving..up to Cape Melville ..north of Cooktown and across to Normanton/Karumba/Bourketown on the other side of the peninsula ….

Saw the real Crocodile Creek and someone in our group got a dose of karma after she had yelled "Crocodile " in my ear as we looked at the map of nearby waterways and I jumped in fright. Later in the heat of the day we thought we would be smart and divert off the path near the Normanby River and make our way through the cool rainforest..Behind the last ridge about 5 metres in front I saw the head and back of a crocodile ..I let out an ear piercing scream and then yelled ’Croc’as it splashed into the water ..and I have never seen a group of people scramble for higher ground with such terror in…

Thankyou to buyer of my calendar 'Bondi Views'

Been away for the last month on a bit of an adventure…crossing the Simpson desert and traversing the Flinder’s Ranges so havent had a lot of internet or phone connections so it was nice on my 3rd night back home to have the news that I have just sold this calendar .

Hope they enjoy it !!

Am slowly getting back to the world of gadgets after gazing at beautiful star filled skies and staring at the camp fire instead of the big screen…..

CONGRATS Cadel Evans winning the Tour de France

I do a lot of my paintng late at night (waiting for some of my family who work in hospitality to come home )so I followed Cadel’s journey over the hills and dales of France and watched some unbelievably beautiful scenery in the meantime …

Good on ya Cadel !!!! What a thrill !!