Mountains have got to be one of the most recognised places of spiritual connection on the planet. To stand in this place and think “Yep all of this just happened by chance” is incomprehensible to me. Although what I find even scarier is that if there is a God, and He created all of this.Continue reading “The New Zealand Alps”
With most of Tasmania waiting with baited breath to see what the wind and the fires will do, I can’t help but think what will remain after it’s all over. Although I believe people and property must come first, I wonder how much of our amazing wilderness will be affected. Land clearance and forestry hasContinue reading “What remains?”
I’m pretty sure I’m not alone in saying “This is how I feel a lot of the time”. I look forward to the day when I am more relax than I am stressed, and have everything in perfect perspective. Life underwater seems pretty simple some times.
I can’t believe the endurance of these little guys. The Green Turtle migration, nesting and hatching has to be one of the most amazing journeys on the planet. So glad I got to see the beginning of this little ones adventure.
The person in the top right of this photo is one of my students, she readily dives into situations in the outdoors, knowing the risk and accepting the responsibility and consequences that comes with it. However there does seems to be a big difference between enjoying the outdoors and understanding the outdoors. It seems appropriateContinue reading “Outdoor Education? Or a giant theme park?”
It’s amazing how we under value wilderness. In our largely concrete worlds it is easy to forget the value in slowing down, spending time by yourself or with others, reflecting, praying, thinking and finding direction. Many people find this in the wild places we call wilderness. Yet society constantly encourages us to go faster, spendContinue reading “The Weld”
In reality the sun barely reached the horizon before it started rising again. But it was still the end of the day.