Author Archives: Gumboots

Cape Hauy and the Antechinus

I haven’t spent a lot of time down at the Tasman Peninsula. A few trips here and there to try and get an aurora at the Tessellated Pavement, a trip to Port Arthur with my daughters grade 5 class, and I think that pretty much sums it up it since I was a kid. I

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TFGC #3 | Holy cheese balls

Saturday we had a little open mat in Launceston. However it was so much more than a little open mat. It was a freaking amazing open mat! With a whole bunch of equally freaking amazing women from all over Tasmania. I’m still a little bit mind blown at the support this little venture has garnered

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Portrait shoot: Nat

A little while back I started shooting some portraits in my front room with some lights that were generously given to me by a mate. I just wanted to have a play, expand my photographic photographing a bit and see what I could do. I got hooked on the lights! But then my daughter decided her room

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Ozothamnus antennaria

Ozothamnus antennaria Asteraceae Sticky everlasting Tasmanian endemic Usual habitat/distribution: Common and widespread on rocky hillsides. 100-1000m. Status: Not listed Flowering: November – January Description: Medium sized shrub, about 1-2m and 1-2m across. Leaves are green on top and pubescent white underneath. Recurved margins, prominent mid vein. Flowers are terminal clusters or white/offwhite daisy like flowers

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Richea dracophylla

Richea dracophylla Ericaceae Pineapple candleheath Tasmanian endemic Usual habitat/distribution: Rainforest, wet forest, montane and sub-alpine in the South East. Status: Not listed Flowering: August – November Description: Up to 5m tall, woody, multibranched heath. Flowers in terminal spikes that look like little grains of rice individually, the inflorescence is about 25cm long, so they are

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