Kangaroos in the Rain

I bought a new tent. And a new sleeping mat. I made plans. I was going to camp and photograph my way down the NSW Mid-North Coast. The weather had other ideas. So, in the end, I drove to Newcastle and visited my parents. Today, I began the drive home, choosing to take some coastal back […]

Blue Serenity

Paragliding strikes me as one of those sports that could either be very exciting and nerve-wracking, or really serene and relaxing. These gliders were over the Carlo Sandblow at Rainbow Beach. View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize

Noosa National Park

The internal alarm clock went off and woke me just before the 4am alarm on my iPad, and I was up and away. Walking a couple of kilometres through the Noosa National Park in the dark towards Granite Bay. This place really shines at high tide, with the smaller boulders creating a colourful polished look […]

New Zealand – On The Road

In New Zealand, naturally, we had some specific destinations in mind, and you’ve already seen photos from those places in earlier posts. But between those destinations was a lot of driving, and a lot of stops along the way. Here’s a gallery of shots from along the road. View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View […]


Since learning I would be losing my day job, stress has been an infrequent visitor in my life. Sure, there’s the ever-present uncertainty about the future, but nothing of the “things could go really wrong really soon” type stress that occasionally comes with corporate life. Kylie and I drove from Queenstown to Glenorchy one morning, […]

Milford Sound

In 24 hours at Milford Sound, we experienced just about every mood that this magical place offers. After the long drive from Queenstown, we arrived to a blue-sky, t-shirt weather afternoon, but within a few hours, the clouds had come down the valley and winds picked up, giving us a taste of the moody, primordial […]

Glacier Valleys

It was cold, it was raining, it was misty. But you kind of feel like you should see as many glaciers as you can while you still can, you know? View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize

These Boots

View fullsize I bought my Merrell Moab hiking boots in San Francisco in 2009. Since then, they’ve been to New York twice, The UK, Canada, Japan twice, from Tasmania to the Top End to Perth and Outback Australia, and now, to New Zealand. They’ve been through snow, mud, dust and rain, on melting glaciers, and walked […]


Wow. I’ve been in New Zealand for the last two weeks, touring from Auckland in the north, down to Milford Sound, staying in a different place just about every night. We spent two nights in Queenstown, and are now back for one more night before flying home. What an amazing, spectacular, awe-inspiring landscape. View fullsize […]