Monday night is Wood Turning Night

I joined a local Wood Turning Club, a couple of years ago, and get down there most Monday Nights. I use it as a balance, to my sometimes challenging day job. For that purpose, I do quick and and often a little rough ( I prefer the term “Rustic”) pieces. I also turn pieces forContinue reading “Monday night is Wood Turning Night”

A new start !

The year 2020 – and time to revamp everything I do. I have sadly neglected this blog for the last few years. I have taken up new hobbies, but photography is still a big part of my life. Moving forward, I will try and post every few days at least. What will this Blog beContinue reading “A new start !”

Moogerah Dam – “End of the Line”

Leading into last weekend  – it is lunch time Friday and we are on the road – a 2 hour road trip for a weekend adventure  –  our long anticipated weekend away at “Moogerah Dam”  spending two night staying at a beautiful old house based on the banks of the Dam itself   – a nicely secludedContinue reading “Moogerah Dam – “End of the Line””

A couple of our local visitors

Just a few of our local visitors – these birds have been visiting for a number of years – and can be here on a daily basis – or sometimes months between visits – we have a Bird Feeder – which I put seed out on a random basis – so the Birds do not getContinue reading “A couple of our local visitors”

Kangaroo Island – Raptor Domain

We recently had the opportunity to spend 3 nights staying at Kangaroo Island – off the southern coast of Australia – one of the highlights of the visit was going to the Raptor Domain Bird Show. They had a variety of Birds of Prey from small Falcons up to the very large Wedge Tail Eagle.Continue reading “Kangaroo Island – Raptor Domain”

Retro Beach Babes

I had the opportunity to photograph the Gasolina Pin-Up Girls on the weekend – check out there facebook page for more about them. We had a lot of fun they are great to work with and being on the Sunny Gold Coast what would be better then a Beach shoot. We turned one into aContinue reading “Retro Beach Babes”

History Alive 2013 – Napoleonics

Last weekend, I managed to get to my favourite event. History Alive 2013 I am always thankful when I go there to the organisers and re-enactors who put so much effort into organising the event and make it a great adventure, this year I only got to go on the Sunday, next year will tryContinue reading “History Alive 2013 – Napoleonics”

Skye (the Cat)

We spend a bit of time at our close friends Ivan and Jules (of Jas Photography ) and I always look forward to seeing their beautiful cat Skye. Skye is always willing to pose for a photo or too, in her Cat way ( which equates to total indifference). Then we get the “Stretch” asContinue reading “Skye (the Cat)”

Surfs Up – Currumbin Beach

A few more from last Sunday, these were taken from the Viking Surf Life Saving Club at Currumbin, while were having a lovely breakfast of sausages and eggs. Was a beautiful morning down there, once the clouds cleared,the sun came out, and the waves were huge, with a big high tide pushing through, great for some spectacular surfingContinue reading “Surfs Up – Currumbin Beach”