Heading North for winter DAY SIX - Fitzroy Island By morning the Curlews had gone and momentarily forgotten for the thrill of our new adventure. The hour of washing machine motion was the usual fun park ride for LR, however, B and I didn’t fare so well. B launched just before the ...
May 1, 2018vibabbler
Heading North for winter DAY FIVE -Kuranda and Cairns We made our way through the now familiar flowering cane fields that now in full bloom seemed cloud like. An image that seemed fitting as we arrived at the Sky rail and glided above the rainforest like a bird. There was only a ...
September 10, 2016vibabbler
Heading North for Winter DAY FOUR Back on the road, the scenery had turned from dry scrub too green. P.s there was only three freight trains last night he he quite the experience. A golden understory of Honey Gem Grevillea's set against ripple like slender trunks and flanked by elegant dark barked ...
August 20, 2016vibabbler
Heading North for winter DAY THREE You know those movies where people are buried alive, and the sound just as the first load of sand gets dumped on the enclosed box. Now that’s the feeling you get when a sudden downpour hits your caravan in the middle of ...
August 5, 2016vibabbler
Heading North for Winter Day two The morning was a whole other story, with fire embers well and truly snuffed the 2 degrees created some morning stiffness (not a term usually acquainted with the female species) and certainly not a pleasant sensation. I greeted the morning sunrise as a ...
August 3, 2016vibabbler
Join us as we head north to thaw the toes and try to not get eaten in the process. It was with twisted branches, scattered leaves and mysterious flying objects that we left our home town for an Australian iconic piece of paradise. Strangely, the wild and windy night ...
July 26, 2016vibabbler
Working on some new girls in boxes If anyone would like to be put in a box??? send me some favourite photos of yourself expressing your personality, and I will see what I can do. Painted progress coming soon..
January 15, 2016vibabbler
EMU PARK to Coominglah Range What are you willing to do to get a great photo? up before sunrise in an unknown territory. The ocean pebbles crunched and clanked as I awkwardly stumbled in the dark, as close to the receded tied edge as I dared. After checking out a few locations by lining ...
December 24, 2015vibabbler
First print from my Perceptions Fantasy book has been sold to a new unique accommodation venue. Check out Secluded springs Farm stay & Hostel with there new art cabins to come soon....
December 23, 2015vibabbler
Blending art and Photography 2015 Click here to view more VI photography http://www.v-i-o.com/photography/
December 18, 2015vibabbler
ROCKHAMPTON To EMU PARK A flicker of brilliant colour transformed your average morning exploration into something magical. Tiny Rainbow Bee Eaters were darting everywhere as we watched the sunrise, and the old bridge comes into the light. This was also the time of rude awakening. Having never travelled this far ...
December 12, 2015vibabbler
FAULKNER PARK to ROCKHAMPTON Unusual friends, Fire Flies and endless beaches. As day broke, I snuck out by myself (becoming the usual routine to get a little bit of quiet and experience nature to its fullest). I found a Kingfisher with a few unusual friends, fluffy chooks perched in the trees ...
November 25, 2015vibabbler
A mysterious regrowth wonderland. Murgon to Faulkner Park Back roads are the golden roads to discovery, and driving these roads to Mount Perry lookout found us at a mysterious regrowth wonderland. ...
November 6, 2015vibabbler
Moreton Bay Arts Council Presents…at the Redcliffe Cultural Centre "In The Eye Of the Beholder" - exhibition On Show for the public from 4th - 30th November. Come and check out some of our local talent, and don't forget Christmas is coming and what better gift than ...
November 4, 2015vibabbler
Flowering forests, dark caves, ocean sunrises and soaring eagles are just a touch on spring in Queensland BRISBANE TO WOOROOLIN Only a short distance from Brisbane along the Bunya Hwy lies a hidden wetland, full of birds and graceful Gums. To fully appreciate resident and migratory ...
October 23, 2015vibabbler
New Zealand Winter trip DAY SIX Involuntary squeals and giggles erupting as the realization and fear of possibly falling out took over, as we hung out the back of the car on the slow climb up the mountain . The regular stops along the way revealed the remains of ...
August 22, 2015vibabbler
QRAA People's Choice Award - Now Open Voting for the 2015 QRAA People's Choice Award is now open. Please vote for me http://flyingarts.org.au/2015-qraa-cream-of-the-crop/… Living in outer Brisbane the wildlife is a prevalent and cherished part of our lives and hence the focal point of my artwork. As ...
August 11, 2015vibabbler
New Zealand Winter trip DAY FIVE The nomad gene was flaring its head the next day as we headed out for some exploration. Taking the Wanaka to Haast drive we passed some amazing countryside, with the extensive lakes taking the medal for extreme dramatic impact. However ...
July 31, 2015vibabbler
New Zealand Winter trip DAY FOUR We land at the snow field for our second day skiing, and all ready to go……B where is your scarf and snow jacket???? You got to love rentals. I know, I know, he is only 8, but coooome on! Eventually B arrived at the ski lessons ...
July 25, 2015vibabbler
New Zealand Winter trip 2015 DAY THREE Have you ever been so cold that you thought the snot dripping from your nose might freeze over....that was me, up before sunrise exploring our new place. Juggling camera, tripod, gloves, timer, tissues and remote all with numb fingers. And still didn't get a ...
July 22, 2015vibabbler
New Zealand Winter trip 2015 DAY TWO. LR and I got up early to do the gym and spa (you probably wouldn’t call it a workout, we had too much fun and not enough sweat). A good start as we had high hopes for our ...
July 19, 2015vibabbler
A snapshot of a New Zealand winter, its beauty, history, and cold bits. A place of rugged mountains, epic lakes and waterfalls on every turn. New Zealand Winter trip DAY ONE From beneath the warm cacoon of my blanket I glanced out ……still dark, the ...
July 18, 2015vibabbler
Drove through the clouds on the weekend without leaving the road or dreaming. On the way up Mount Mee Road is gorgeously inspiring at the best of times, but this time it was also surreal. As the sun struggled to peace through the low hanging clouds, a soft layering ...
June 16, 2015vibabbler
World wide LACDA 2015 Top 40 competition in Los Angeles This is the first of my three photographic entries. "Wild Rose" is about texture and roughness contrasting with the gentleness of life. It plays on the power of nature to shape the environment leaving us almost demure, in comparison.
May 13, 2015vibabbler
Samford & Surrounds Arts Trail & Open Studios 2015, every weekend in June Come and get an insider view of some of the brilliant artists in the area. And what a great excuse to travel around our great little piece of paradise under the glorious blue skies of June, expand your cultural palette, ...
May 5, 2015vibabbler
Photography in the rain The below shots are some moody Church action, and the illegal train shot from me sussing out where to place the bombs.....oops not suppose to say that word am I, probably going to have the police on my doorstep soon.....no wait, we are ...
May 1, 2015vibabbler
Oakey Fly in shots and the beautiful Lake Cressbrook Its morning and the thoughts of the day before still linger. The overpowering Catalina Bomber. She seemed almost in slow motion, but on touchdown her presence was overwhelming and almost haunting. Lets hope these are the only fighting most of us ...
April 27, 2015vibabbler
Bowenville to Oakey, when reality touches the soul(30km 25 min) The sun peeking through old gum trees greeted us as we made our way to the Australian Army Flying Museum Oakey. Smiles were wide as very friendly army folk greeted us, and then treated to the most informative and entertaining guided walk ...
April 26, 2015vibabbler
Dayboro to Bowenville Reserve (3.5hr 229km) A defining quack! interrupts my thoughts, glancing out the bathroom window I spy 4 defiant girls with the "Have you forgotten something" pose going on. So much attitude in such a hilarious package. They will be seriously disappointed, as it being only a short trip ...
April 25, 2015vibabbler
Leyburn to Dayboro (3.5hr 235km) Scoring the local historic trail booklet on the way back from our unguided tour the day before, built great anticipation for an early morning walk. Unfortunately, there proved to be more walking than viewing (LR’s grumbling could be heard in the distance Lol). Apparently ...
April 13, 2015vibabbler