Scenes from Australia

Bush fire, Byron Bay
A scene in many of my books
Great Ocean Road
Scene of ship wrecks and legends
Sunset in Sorrento
The beauty of the outback,      which features in all my books A bit of culture on Australia Day,   26 January, Brisbane
Lake MacKenzie, Fraser Island
off the Queensland coast
Native Australian playing the didgeridoo in the Blue Mountains An outback road Shepherd's Hut
Jondaryan, West of Queensland
Yellow Wattle
National emblem of Australia
Port Douglas Erskine Falls An Aussie historical "listing" building
Innot Hot Spring
Sunset over the Eucalyptus
Red earth, turquoise sea -
the real Australia
White Haven in the Whitsunday Islands
from a 1950's De Havilland sea plane at 45 mph
'Bluey' - the cat with attitude that has appeared in at least three books under different names  



Scenes that inspired my novels

"Churinga" - Gateway to a real "Churinga" in Queensland
Matilda's Last Waltz
Barossa Valley
Jacaranda Vines
Rounding up the brumbies
in the bush
Pink sands off the Captain Cook Highway to Port Douglas
My idea of paradise!
Opal Miner's Home, Lightning Ridge
Summer Lightning
Homestead for Opal Miner, unchanged since opals first found
Summer Lightning
Paronella Park
inspired the hotel in Dreamscapes
Uluru - Aboriginal Dreaming Place
Lands Beyond the Sea
Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)
Lands Beyond the Sea