After a year of driving global temperatures to unprecedented warmth, the giant El Nino weather event in the Pacific is officially over, raising hopes that drought-hit regions may be in for some relief in Australia and elsewhere. Read the SMH article here.

Endangered Ecological Community and Flying-fox Habitat to be Destroyed As the chainsaws are readied to destroy Cannes Reserve in Avalon on Sydney’s Northern Beaches tonight, Humane Society International (HSI) is once again left frustrated at the toothless NSW Flying-fox Camp Management Policy and the Office of Environment and Heritage’s (OEH) complicity in allowing Councils to, Read More

cute baby

My favourite donkey video!

Coral Bleaching

A recent incidence of coral bleaching around Lizard Island in far north Queensland is the ‘worst I’ve seen’ according to Prof. Justin Marshall, University of Queensland marine biologist. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-03-24/lizard-island-coral-bleaching-‘worst-in-30-years’/7275476

Simpson and his Donkey

The heroic story of one man and a donkey and a strange twist of fate that brought two boyhood friends together one last time.

Donkey vote

“WHY would I vote? I don’t like either of you,”… http://www.news.com.au/national/federal-election/one-in-five-australians-don8217t-cast-a-vote-that-counts/story-fnho52ip-1226695607576


A 54 page booklet outlining why Australia needs a Koala Protection Act.

Billy Bluegum

This stunning Koala is “Katie”. She is my inspiration and reminds me so much of this illustration by Norman Lindsay. I found her to be so similar to him.  I think it is the ears!