GREEN… and maybe a little yellow too… GREEN is this theme of this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge but there’s a little yellow in the image too.  That’s because here in the southern hemisphere we are in the final days of the first month of autumn. We don’t have many native trees that are deciduous in … More Green


Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadow. IT WAS a hot summer afternoon and the sweat was beading as we made our way home. I looked down towards Coogee Beach in the distance and thought that I would rather be there than here. But that was not to be. Turning the corner, the world was thrown into a … More Shadow


REPURPOSE —that’s what residents of Southport, a small town/large shack settlement (your choice) on Tasmania’s far south east coast have done with books they have read. Like other community libraries in Australia, the Southport installation, located at the bus stop, is self-managing. Readers borrow then return the books. They also add books they have read … More Repurpose


LEFT by previous shack dwellers… washed in on the tide… what do you do with lots of old paddles? Here’s one solution — you repurpose them as a curiousity, a display, an impromptu artwork-without-artist. The paddles in the photo grace the wall of a timber cottage at Cockle Creek in far south-east Tasmania. Cockle Creek, … More Repurpose