Monday, 1 October 2012


A walk up Red Hill in the centre of Canberra - we saw a couple of brown snakes but I wasn't quick enough to get a photo of them.

And then home to enjoy the apple and quince blossoms in the garden.

Saturday, 28 July 2012


Just found a photo of the last evening on KI on the camera that Henri must have taken.

Last surf check - Stokes Bay

before the two day drive home - it was smaller on the North Coast than down south - but the water was still just as cold - and the roads just as muddy.

Lunch in Kingscote

table with a view
Kingscote beach
Big shed
Rust and a door
Rusty chain link
Mooring bollard


can look pretty funky


The next day was windy on the coast so we headed in to an old abandonned farm and had a look around.

Monday, 23 July 2012

Surf's Up

In fact it was up too much for this little duck (and many of the locals too).  

One of the smaller ones that the guys got before it went completely nuts . . .

Sunday, 22 July 2012

Emu Bay

We had the beach and jetty virtually to ourselves as the local school holidays were over and we enjoyed its various moods.

First Morning

Fantastic view 
The pot belly was a bonus

Friday, 20 July 2012

Base Camp on KI

From the "street"
Up to the front door
Into the lounge
And onto the balcony

Port Elliot

Island dreaming

Port Elliot

Bluestone Heritage

The Coast Reached

Middleton and surrounds


Dinner on the road to KI - at Stephano's at Mildura - 10 courses if you include the aperitif and digestif

July Holidays

After my Indonesian soujourn it was back to freezing Canberra and into the July holiday escape - this time south to Kangaroo Island via the Hay Plain.

Sunday, 17 June 2012

A Mid Winter Day (with truffle)

Weekend sunrise
Add one truffle
After a bike ride and the chores - scrambled eggs with truffle
More weekend chores until sunset
Then scallops in their shell wth proscuitto and truffle butter
Some veggies with some fish for mains
Pear tart
And, of course ...