Natural Wildlife

Lamington

A lamington is a very popular Australian desert. It’s a sponge cake with chocolate sauce and sprinklings of coconut. It looks very much like this… Apparently it originated in Brisbane and there are several theories about where the name ‘Lamington’ came from. None of those theories, as far as I could see, are anything to [...]

ANZ

As you know, I like to reprint my articles from Australia and New Zealand Magazine about a month after they first appear in print. Well, I seem to be falling behind further and further as time goes on. Here we are in April, and I am about to print the article that appeared in February’s [...]

North Stradbroke Island: Day 3 I have often thought of myself as possibly the least observant person in the world. I never had the urge to take up train spotting, but if I had, I imagine I may have gone down as one of the only spotters to not notice a train go by. Which [...]