Smoke on the Horizon

21 June 2009, 8:12 am   We’ve had the man from the Country Fire Service around to look over the property.   “Don’t plant any more trees,” he said. “Don’t you know how dangerous it is to live uphill from a gully?”   No more trees.   A hard ask when it’s so hot in… Continue reading Smoke on the Horizon

Fog in the Valley

19 June 2009 at 9:09 am       When there’s morning fog in our valley – as there is today – I go inside. I can no longer see the sacred mountains my activist neighbours saved from logging with fierce campaigns in the seventies and eighties.   My daily glimpse of a politicised landscape… Continue reading Fog in the Valley