The fallout from the Matterhorn Rebellion had settled and we had made the best of our Saas Fee visit with the previous day spent up the Honig instead. An aside here, how family myths are created.Read more "Wandering Wednesday–Saas Fee, Switzerland"
Postcards: Bavaria (Bayern) [Over the weekend I have wiled away dome time in virtual travel courtesy of Youtube, particularly reliving our exploration of the Romantic Road, Bavaria. I also delved into some research of Nördlingen (mostly Wikipedia). I wanted to find more information about Kaiserhof Hotel Sonne but was sadly disappointed that the algorithms were […]
Read more "Virtual Travel–Romantic Road, Bavaria"
Mr. B gazed at the mountain range and pointed. ‘Ellery Creek. You did say it’s like the local’s swimming pool.’
‘There’s many interesting gorges and creeks in these hills to explore,’ Dad said. ‘We won’t be staying at any for too long.’
Mr. B frowned. ‘Just long enough to take a few snaps like the tourists, I expect.’Read more "T-Team Series–MacDonnell Gorges (1)"
‘O-oh!’ Dad uttered as the Rover’s underside scraped over some boulders. When our vehicle continued to move, though slowly, we all sighed with relief.
‘O-oh!’ Dad gritted his teeth and sucked air through the gaps in them.Read more "T-Team Series–Palm Valley"
‘You’ll make some friends who’ll be there for you when you go to high school,’ they said.
Good intentions; a sound plan for transition…
Their plans just didn’t work out as they intended.
Fox slowed down the van. ‘Oh, a hitch-hiker. Why don’t we pick him up?’
‘Are you crazy? No way!’ Liesel batted his arm.
Beside me perched a man-size cockroach. Its oily armour glistened in the golden rays of the risen sun.Read more "Take a Free Horror Ride: A Halloween Special"
So, Sunday January 18, 2009, with Cradle Mountain National Park our goal, we drove the hills, dales, twists and turns. And we fended off near-misses with drivers who apparently didn’t know which side of the road they were meant to be on.Read more "Story Behind the Painting–Cradle Mountain"
This time, some of the T-K Team step back in time into the Mt. Painter Sanctuary, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia; a land offering a glimpse of prehistory…Read more "Story behind the Painting–Northern Flinders"
What was it about this scene that attracted me to capture it? First in photo and then several years later, on canvas in acrylic, then recently in pastel.Read more "Story Behind the Art–Cockling at Goolwa"