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Winning the 2012 Eric Rolls Nature Essay Prize

I found out recently that the winner of the 2012 Eric Rolls Nature¬†Essay Prize is … me! The award means a great deal, not just for the recognition of my essay, ‘Triangulation’, in the field of Australian nature writing, but … Continue reading

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Ironbark (1)

Ironbarks, as their name suggests, are tough trees. Their outer covering is thick, rough and deeply furrowed. Dead bark is not shed but accumulates. As it dies, it is infused with kino, a dark red sap or gum. The kino … Continue reading

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