You Snooze, You Lose

“Flocks of flies and budgerigars swirled around us, the flies far more eager to settle…” There seems to be something alluring about the desert at dawn. Alice managed to get me up in the fives each morning I was there – to see the best of the landscape and its inhabitants. For my first sojourn […]

Nature Seemingly Springs Eternal in Alice

“it is lovely when a symbol like that can help connect you to a new place” OK – I wasn’t prepared. All those maps of Australia show Alice Springs as the dot in the middle. All those maps are two-dimensional. I expected, for some reason, a flat depauperate ‘desert’ landscape. And I am supposed to […]