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Following a brilliant Fleurieu road trip earlier this week, I’ve returned with a bunch of new field recordings for the Fleurieu Sound Map. The first couple of these recordings come from the Hay Flat region of the Second Valley Forest – moderate to strong winds, finches and groaning trees feature prominently. 6 more words


The origin of…Rainbow

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” Maya Angelou

A rainbow is formed when (sun)light is spread out into the spectrum of colors and diverted to the eye of the observer by water droplets. 622 more words

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Ode To The Setting Sun

Awake renewed oh setting sun
With fresh vitality
And shine so bright tomorrow do
For one and all to see

With heat to warm the coldest heart… 26 more words


The origin of…Summer solstice

“At the Summer Solstice, all is green and growing, potential coming into being, the miracle of manifestation painted large on the canvas of awareness. At the Winter Solstice, the wind is cold, trees are bare and all lies in stillness beneath blankets of snow.” Gary Zukav… 743 more words

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Sangeang Api erupts - and an intensity 5+ eruption is well overdue

Another volcanic eruption in Indonesia. The odds that the next volcanic eruption of intensity 5 or greater will occur in Indonesia must now be quite significant. 344 more words