The beach at dawn

The beach at dawn

An early morning walk at the off-leash beach with my new dog. Unlike a weekend afternoon, when the beach is bustling, at dawn it's just us, the sand and the sky. A few other souls wander through: early birds and dogs with energy to burn. Sprinting greyhound, chasing terrier, herding kelpie. Seaweed to sniff and [...]

Laneway street art

Laneway street art

My 9-year-old daughter and I recently went lane-crawling in Melbourne's CBD, looking at street art. She took many of these shots in and around Hosier Lane. The best bit was watching all the people enthusiastically checking out the graffiti. We'd just come from the Ian Potter Gallery across the road at Fed Square, and I [...]

Favourite London moments (so far)

Favourite London moments (so far)

Fun times during my first five days in London: - At Westminster Abbey, a blue hedgehog sculpture on the tomb of a woman who died in 1596. Why a hedgehog? Why blue? Don't know. Loved it. - Music, music everywhere. Alone in the crypt of St Bride's in Fleet Street (stumbled across when I took [...]

UK calling

UK calling

I'm in the UK on holiday - my first visit and traveling solo, which is an indescribable luxury. I've been here for six days and already my head is full to bursting with new ideas and images and experiences. This morning, en route from London to Oxford, I bought a small notebook and pen so [...]