Category Archives: photography

seedling bonanza …

The native plant nursery has been going full swing lately, with our Work for the Dole teams doing exceptionally well. Check out the quality of seedlings pictured: Our own seed raising potting mix is used, and little to no added … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Broome/Kimberley, photography | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

bayside, low tide on Roebuck Bay …

Roebuck Bay at low tide. The shoreline in the distance is 10km away. Dampier Creek runs out on the other side of the mangroves. Another boatload of climate refugees visited yesterday. The Port is 6 km from where the pic … Continue reading

Posted in Broome/Kimberley, Environment, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

wasp …

This wasp like creature with the bug eyes was cleaning out his burrow Click to enlarge:

Posted in Broome/Kimberley, Environment, photography | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

flowering streets …

Malvaceae species, above, and Convolvulaceae below,  growing in gardens and landscaping provides great colour. The images below are Ipomoea costata, followed by the white flowering ground cover, Davenportia davenportii, both on a Broome street verge. Click to enlarge

Posted in Broome/Kimberley, Environment, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

carbon munching …

I hadn’t seen this fungus before, it’s quite pretty, click to enlarge: More carbon munchers, caterpillars do the leaves, fungus, the trunks and mulch: Termites munch the rest inside ‘pindan posts’.

Posted in Broome/Kimberley, Environment, photography | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

sweet melody …

Butcher Birds are one of the most melodious of all birds in the Kimberley. A joy to have around each day. Also a predator, they are useful for hunting out for the larger insect pests around our seedlings. Encouraged:   … Continue reading

Posted in Broome/Kimberley, Environment, photography | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The second boat load of ‘climate refugees in 2 weeks, with 24 more by the end of the season brings 2000 people each time, searching around for what Broome has to offer. Each visit brings a benefit to the local … Continue reading

Posted in Broome/Kimberley, photography | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Billy the Kid at Cable Beach … with friends

Billy and friends visit the beach, good times prevail.  

Posted in Broome/Kimberley, Environment, photography, weather | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cable Beach, Broome …

The best beach in the world for people. Dogs, too. Low tide:  

Posted in Broome/Kimberley, Environment, photography, weather | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

collecting moths …

I’ve been trying to collect a few moths for a Museum collector, and wondering where they all went to. I just found out. I have geckos, skinks and jumping spiders everywhere, so I guess I have competition.

Posted in Broome/Kimberley, comedy, Environment, photography | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment