What’s happening in our neck of the woods and in other necks not so woody

 

Happy 50th Birthday NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service, Oct 8

I discovered a wonderful musician, read a few poems and gave a brief introduction to the origins of National Parks in Australia.

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Stop Adani, Coffs Harbour

One of 50 odd community actions happening across Australia on Saturday Oct 8, spelling out what we need to do!

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Oyster Creek Walk, October 6

orange trumpet flowers
from a mistletoe scatter the poem without end . . .

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Winner – Bellingen Community Arts Council (BCAC) Members’ Art Prize for photography

Photographs from a remediated antimony mine Urunga, NSW

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Spring walk, Trial Bay, after the burning

It was a humid night with rain forecast and at dusk the fireflies put on a spectacular show, many more than last year and a week earlier.

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First Day of Spring – flowers, birds, insects

We were enjoying a sunset BBQ on the beach with friends and being distracted by the birds, various cormorants, herons, egrets, gannets out to sea, the Ospreys and a White-bellied Sea Eagle . . .

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White-breasted Woodswallows – photos

They are wonderful aerial movers and seem to have personalities even on the wire.

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Arts in the Garden, Coffs Regional Museum

With a poem I was commissioned to write.

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Bellbottom ~ August Interview

Bellbottom ~ August Interview Q1: The theme of your current exhibition at the Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery is Eos (the half hour before dawn). How important is it for an artist to be connected to their environment, especially nature? Eos opens the gates of heaven for her brother, the sun god Helios and is both […]

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First Light – From Eos to Helios, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery

Eos is a process unfolding, just as creating art is, especially ‘Ecological art’ which is as much about artistic process (and natural processes) as artistic outcomes . . .

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