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Cabarita

Cabarita

      I hit up Cabarita Beach with nine others this weekend. A lovely place to escape the heat. More posts from the holidays coming right up.

Tasmania

Tasmania

I spent most of my ten days in Tasmania hiking. My overnight hike at Freycinet National Park was the highlight. The first day took me along three beaches, all were vacant. To lighten the load, I only brought the tent…

Creation Myths

Creation Myths

“Aboriginal Creation myths tell of the legendary totemic beings who had wandered over the continent in the Dreamtime, singing out the name of everything that crossed their path — birds, animals, plants, rocks, waterholes — and so singing the world…

Music 2012

Music 2012

Here are some of the albums I enjoyed in 2012: Alt-J, An Awesome Wave Alabama Shakes, Boys & Girls Andrew Bird, Hands of Glory JD McPherson, Signs & Signifiers The Tallest Man on Earth, There’s No Leaving Now Band of Horses, Mirage Rock And some singles:…

Gratitude, Part 2

Gratitude, Part 2

Thanks to all the Rotary Clubs who have hosted me for speeches in the past three months! Albany Creek Nundah Sandgate Hamilton Noosa Heads Daybreak Kingaroy Hamilton Bribie Island Windsor Also, special thanks to Shaughn Forbes and Allan Male for…

Off to Tasmania

Off to Tasmania

      My bag for Tasmania, Sydney, and Melbourne is packed: 9.6 kg/21 lbs. Not bad for three weeks of clothes and camping gear. Have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Five Months

Five Months

I updated my Tumblr with my favorite photos from the past five months. Check it out!

Santa Sleigh Fundraiser

Santa Sleigh Fundraiser

I joined Shaughn and the Rotarians of Ashgrove/The Gap last night for their Christmas Fundraiser. We raised more than $700 for community projects. Over the course of ten days, the event raises as much as $15,000. This community event has…