Laughing Kookaburra

This week’s featured bird is the laughing kookaburra, Dacelo novaeguineae. An Aussie icon, the laughing kookaburra occurs only in Australia. It inhabits non-arid habitats in the eastern mainland...

Reflections on A Year in Australia

Damp, clinging Townsvillian heat swirled around my limbs as I ran one last Australian run in the brightening light before dawn. Paths within the Ross River Parkway lay wet and pasted with flowers and ...

Australian War Memorial and Mount Ainslie, Canberra

While rain pounded down onto Canberra, I spent the morning working at Novotel before checking out of the hotel just before 11 a.m. Sun and cloud vied for dominance in the skies over the city as I stro...