This photo of Great Oyster Bay was taken at Swansea, Tasmania, the day before we ventured over to the Freycinet Peninsula (seen here across the bay) for a hike down to iconic Wineglass Bay. Tasmania is a huge source of inspiration for my fantasy fiction writing, with its beautiful, fierce wilderness and even fiercer convict … Continue reading Moonrise over Great Oyster Bay, Swansea Tasmania
This sign is in a massive area of hardened lava down the Chain of Craters Road in the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. It seemed so surreal, as well as giving a marker of just how much has been swallowed by the volcano.
I was lucky enough to visit Hawaii several years back, and found it to be a really fantastic place with friendly, welcoming people. Honolulu was a little too urban for me, but the Big Island was perfect. One evening I stepped out of a supermarket in Kona to this view, and managed to take one … Continue reading Dreaming of summer, Kona, Hawaii