Arnhem Land Aboriginal Art
8 November 2011 | Culture
▲ Maureen and I spent two days with a Monash University archaeology group visiting recently discovered Aboriginal rock art sites in Arnhem Land in Australia’s Northern Territory. Like this superb kangaroo.
▲ Getting to these remote sites – a couple of hundred ...
7 November 2011 | Places
I’ll have a travel blog on a visit to Arnhem Land Aboriginal art sites up in the next few days. I spent a day in Darwin after my Arnhem Land explorations and made a return trip to Darwin’s wonderful Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
▲ The bright...
London to Australia – Aerial Views
16 November 2010 | Places
Our October trip from London to Australia was long and low so there were plenty of aerial views. Starting with our first stop on Jersey, just over an hour out of London’s Biggin Hill Airport. Jersey is one of the Channel Islands, close to the French coast, but British...
Aerial Views – Melbourne to Singapore
1 August 2010 | Transport
I’ve quoted that Joan Didion line before, that ‘the most beautiful things I had ever seen had all been seen from airplanes.’ And flying Melbourne-Singapore in a Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 a couple of weeks ago I was reminded how true that can be. Crossing Aust...
Feeding the Fish, Feeding the Crocs, Feeding the Humans, Releasing the Fish
6 July 2010 | Living
Feeding wildlife is widely regarded as ‘not advisable,’ despite which plenty of it gets fed in Australia’s Northern Territory. Aquascene is one of Darwin’s big attractions, particularly for children. Every day at high tide the local fish have learnt to swim in to Doct...