Botanical ceramics

When I started making ceramics, I had no preconceptions about what I wanted to make. It was all just play: getting my hands into the clay...

The beach at dawn

An early morning walk at the off-leash beach with my new dog. Unlike a weekend afternoon, when the beach is bustling, at dawn it’s just...

Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens

A trip to Cape Town in South Africa gave me an excuse to visit Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens, the world’s first indigenous botanic garden....

Paulownia on a dark and stormy night

I know it’s October when my son celebrates his birthday and the paulownia blooms in the backyard. A storm battered Melbourne on Sunday...