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Tasmania’s Leatherwood

One of Tasmania’s unique trees is the Leatherwood (Eucryphia lucida). It is endemic to Tasmania, found nowhere else on earth, and contributes to Tasmania’s Gondwanic heritage, with ancestor Eucryphia species found in South America.     Tasmania’s leatherwood tree is most well known as the source of it’s fragrant honey. Indeed, it is quite a...Read More

Cradle Mountain Photography Tour Highlights

Last week’s Cradle Mountain photography tour coincided with one of Tasmania’s hottest ever days. Shooting the rainforest in these conditions was always going to be tricky but we took a short visit to Weindorfer’s forest behind the old Waldheim hut – which is coincidentally celebrating it’s centenary this year. My workshops are designed with flexibility...Read More

Life in the Cushion Plants

Summer in the mountains is flower time. Most Tasmanian flowers are small enough as it is, but the flowers that bloom on the cushion plants are very small indeed. Cushion plants, for those who aren’t familiar with them, are a very rigid plant that grows on the ground in bright green round clumps. It is an...Read More