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

 

The life of a Magnolia flower

‘Plants are the world-makers we need to heed if we hope to grow liveable worlds. And our worlds will only be liveable worlds when people learn how to conspire with the plants.’ Natasha Myers

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Curlew Camp, a new project on natural aesthetics

I want to collaborate with the natural without formal procedures, enjoy the randomness each walk generates, a freedom for the artist, from artists. This text, these photographs are mere pointers to a natural aesthetic.

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Overwintering poems

The population of Eastern Curlews in Australia has declined by more than half, just in the last 25 years . . .

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Wild Weather, heavy rain after the fires

A sick turtle found on Middle Beach, Valla, on its way to the Dolphin Marine Conservation Park at Coffs.

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NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into Koala populations and habitat

This issue is so important, but even as we gathered, logging trucks were rolling past north, with eucalypts on board.

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Koala Action Day, Valla, May 2

Koalas need our help after these catastrophic bushfires.

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This bushfire crisis

Koala numbers in northern NSW and Queensland were already in decline by over 40 per cent between since 1990 – just 30 years – mainly because of habitat loss.

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Trick of the Light

Trick of the Light I watched a Striated Heron, normally a shy bird, catch a fish on the edge of the Nambucca River.

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Cornelia Parker at the MCA, Jan 2020

Cold Dark Matter, A shame it wasn’t an old man’s shed.

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Anthology launch, Sydney

Home is the pilgrimage, arrival through the garden.

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