A cloudy morning turned into yet another beautiful day. A day filled with plant propagation, seed collection and interesting chat, the last day of my volunteering month was completed. Loving every minute of the project work, further volunteering opportunities may be considered. Keen to see the output of a week of seedling work, I may … Continue reading Reflections on a Month Gone By
After a day that could rival the UK weather wise, we awoke to another cool, murky morning. Our task in Nelson - to rid Lower Glenelg National Park of non native pine trees and to GPS mark their locations. De-tented and fuelled up, we headed back to the same site as the day before. A … Continue reading A reminder of Christmas
The previous hot day made it difficult to sleep and I was also preoccupied over whether I had made a wrong decision in the East/West debate. Phone playing up again, poor signal and wifi unattainable after 6pm, I was unable to check my emails or even manage a short sentence in response to Dave due … Continue reading Progress and Plans Being Made
After a morning of tree felling, non native of course, we finished early to avoid the forecasted 39 degrees. Our team leader took us to Nigretta falls. Dried up at this time of year, we sat by the lake at the top of the falls and had our lunch. On walking back to the car, … Continue reading Seeing the sun in a different light….
An early start for a new week of volunteering. Doing my favourite thing, which we shall now call non native species removal for the purposes of the CV, at least I felt a bit more purpose and was able to see some progress being made. Updated, we were told that we would be beach bound … Continue reading Fajitas and Mt Rouse
Whilst struggling with the conservation part, there was still fun to be had. Time spent with Korean housemates proved enjoyable and now able to speak a little Korean, and having shared some englishisms, my week still held purpose and life lessons. On the Thursday we went to a quarry. I took upon it myself to … Continue reading Quarries, Bushfire Blacksmiths and New Companions