Snake

snake

Update: A Warning Do not try this at home! I have had several people contact me, including born and bred Aussies and one or two snake experts, and on reflection what I do in this video is really stupid. Many snakes in Australia are extremely dangerous and can kill, and snake identification isn’t straightforward, even [...]

Python

Geckoes are Chuck Chuck Chucking…. And the snakes are awaking. More of that in a minute. But first….. I usually like to post on Monday about something I did over the weekend. This weekend we went to “Art in the Park”, the very same local event we went to last year. Not really much point [...]

not a funnel web spider

Many people would love to live in Australia and dream of moving here at some point. But also for many the fear of snakes and spiders in Australia may just be enough to put them off the idea. So what’s it really like when you do live in Australia? Acclimatisation – getting used to Australian [...]

grasshopper

In my post announcing I was going camping in Australia, I said  I was “off into the wilds to live side by side with nature’s wildest beasts”. So, did I see any? The first sign of wildlife that I noticed was a singing kookaburra who was perched on a tree about 20 feet away from [...]