Bushfire Photography: Masonite Road, Tomago New South Wales

“Courage is found in unlikely places.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien On Sunday 14 January, I spent most of the day backburning and waiting to protect properties in the Grahamtown area next to Newcastle Airport. A severe weather warning gave us some good winds in the late afternoon and soon enough an emergency warning for Wade Close and surrounds, [...]

Dare to a life of action, says Teddy.

"A soft, easy life... impairs the fibre of brain and heart and muscle. We must dare to be great; and we must realize that greatness is the fruit of toil and sacrifice and high courage... For us is the life of action, of strenuous performance of duty; let us live in the harness, striving mightily; let [...]

7 Ways to Make a Difference to the Environment

This post was originally published on Social Nature today, 22 November 2014.   Today is an exciting day for many reasons. Not only because it’s Saturday and I have the day off, but because today I sent my website live for Social Nature – my online content service for eco conscious small businesses! The underlying philosophy of Social [...]