Skin Alert: This is Australia

While Vilis and I drove to the Rental Managers to put a deposit down for the house we found yesterday, I noticed that Townsville looked so much more refreshed and attractive than it had on our arrival...

Two Serendipitous Finds

Again, possum racket woke me in the night, and I wondered, Where is that python when we need it? The dawn air was soupy, the sun’s incipient rising a faint coral smear in the east.  Members of the ...

3 Ecological Studies from JCU

At 8:30 a.m., Vilis and I put in an application with John Gribbins Realty to rent a 2-bedroom maisonette on Webster Street in Townsville, which we’d been eyeing for the past few days, and which ...

Thinking Ahead to Tassie

In the golden light of early morning, I ran and walked beside a river turned to amethyst and next to the lush green of the golf club, wherein plumed whistling ducks and little corellas called greeting...