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Whale Dreamers Festival 2016 - The Dream Continues
7:23 am , July 4, 2016 Comments Off on Whale Dreamers Festival 2016 – The Dream Continues

Whale Dreamers Festival 2016 – The Dream Continues

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be lighted!” – Plutarch The early morning is cold, crisp but beautifully clear. The tiniest sliver of a present moon hangs in the eastern sky just above the deep orange of the coming dawn. I marvel at this glorious day thankful to […]

ORRCA’s Annual Whale Census 2016
8:37 am , June 26, 2016 Comments Off on ORRCA’s Annual Whale Census 2016

ORRCA’s Annual Whale Census 2016

On the coldest day so far this year I joined teams from ORRCA and NSW Parks & Wildlife on a very windblown North Head at the entrance to Sydney Harbour to count the annual Humpback Migration. I also invited Nikon Australia to come along and enjoy some whale watching with us. Overnight temperatures had dropped to […]

Whale Watching & Photography Workshops
10:12 am , September 2, 2012 Comments Off on Whale Watching & Photography Workshops

Whale Watching & Photography Workshops

I’m delighted to be able to share my love of whales and photography through my new Whale Watching Workshops, being held in the historic Barn in Mosman. The next whale watching workshop kicks off on 16th September, so please follow this link for full workshop details Workshops

Newport Whale August 2012
12:50 pm , August 2, 2012 Comments Off on Newport Whale August 2012

Newport Whale August 2012

August 1st, 2012 Dawn The huge seas that had crashed along the coast for days brought a large surprise for the early morning beach walkers at Sydney’s Newport Beach. A ten meter sub adult Humpback whales carcass had washed ashore overnight and in what can only be described as a tragic hole in one had […]

Better Photography
8:28 am , July 3, 2012 Comments Off on Better Photography

Better Photography

My ‘how too’ photograph whales article has been published in the winter addition of Better Photography. Its just a taste of the subjects I am covering in depth in my Whale Watching and Photography Workshops. Available in news agencies now.    

ORRCA’s Annual Whale Census 2012 - Report
5:34 pm , June 25, 2012 Comments Off on ORRCA’s Annual Whale Census 2012 – Report

ORRCA’s Annual Whale Census 2012 – Report

  Sunday the 24th June dawned clear and crisp at Bondi. A cold south westerly kept us all rugged up but apart from that it was perfect whale watching conditions. I joined Shona Lorigan from ORRCA and our first pod of Humpbacks were sighted at 7.30am a few kilometres out to sea. Over the next […]

ORRCA's Annual Whale Census 2012
11:20 am , June 15, 2012 Comments Off on ORRCA’s Annual Whale Census 2012

ORRCA’s Annual Whale Census 2012

ORRCA’s Annual Whale Census 24th June 2012 Dust off your binoculars, pick your favourite lookout and join in the fun of whale spotting on ORRCA’s Whale Census Day 2012. You can register your interest and find out more information on the ORRCA Facebook Event Page – ORRCA Whale Census Day   Bondi Whale Festival Also if […]

Manly Food & Wine Festival - Report
10:06 am , June 4, 2012 Comments Off on Manly Food & Wine Festival – Report

Manly Food & Wine Festival – Report

A great time was had by all at a wet and soggy Manly Food & Wine Festival! hmmm this seems to becoming a tradition? The weather meant numbers were down but this didn’t dampen my spirits as I was able to share with many people my love of whales. Every conversation is an opportunity to educate […]

Whale Spotter at the Manly Food & Wine Festival
3:05 pm , May 26, 2012 Comments Off on Whale Spotter at the Manly Food & Wine Festival

Whale Spotter at the Manly Food & Wine Festival

The Manly Environment Centre has invited me to join their stall to celebrate National Whale Day. So please come and say hello! The MEC’s stall is part of the Sustainability Hub during the Manly Food & Wine Festival. Manly Corso 11am – 4pm Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd June 2012    

A Great Night - GAWURA Spirit of the Whale
3:42 pm , May 24, 2012 Comments Off on A Great Night – GAWURA Spirit of the Whale

A Great Night – GAWURA Spirit of the Whale

  A great time was had by all as we celebrated the beginning of the 2012 whale watching season at the Patagonia Sydney Store.     Matthew Doyle gave a moving and insightful Acknowledgement of Country and sang a wonderful whale song. Then Shona Lorigan from ORRCA taught us all about whales and what to expect […]