From Pasture to Plantation

:: One of the aims of the Road’s Edge series is to highlight social issues in a context that reminds us how close, yet how far, we are from solving them.  Standing on the edge of a road, we look out into an area that is rarely travelled yet lies just a few steps away. Cross-country hikersContinue reading “From Pasture to Plantation”

Boorowa Road Grass Fire

::: It would have been wonderful if the last images on my camera for 2012 were celebratory.  Instead, coming up to the 10-year anniversary of the Canberra firestorm, I was reminded how important it is to always, always, take care. This is the first time the Road’s Edge series raised the heart rate and createdContinue reading “Boorowa Road Grass Fire”

Clarrie Hermes Drive

I feel the need to plant a tree. The Road’s Edge series began on a drive from Canberra to Parkes in central NSW.  I had stopped and photographed interesting scenes before, but on that occasion I was struck by the sensation of standing on the edge of the road.  The location seemed heavily imbued with soContinue reading “Clarrie Hermes Drive”

Gundagai Bridges

Turning a corner and finding these structures emerging from the corner of your eye is an amazing sensation.  I stumbled upon them when I took a wrong turn off the Hume Highway into Gundagai.  The two old wooden bridges cross a flood plain.  I know one is partly used because the road rose to meetContinue reading “Gundagai Bridges”