John Wilson's Closer to home Posts
March 07, 2021
Beautiful Fingal Bay on the New South Wales coast in Australia is usually very placid and great for snorkeling - but not today.
Feb. 27, 2021
We took a day trip off road in search of elusive 'bushfire ephemerals' - wildflowers that are only seen once in a generation.
Jan. 05, 2021
On my local bush walk this morning I decided to stop being lazy and to change lenses occasionally instead of just relying on my trusty everyday zoom.
Jan. 02, 2021
A hike through national park at Crosslands on a gloomy last day of 2020 sounded appropriate, as we hopefully cross over to a more positive time in 2021.
Nov. 08, 2020
Continuing my recent sunset theme, here's a pelican on sunset at Little Beach, Port Stephens, New South Wales.
Sept. 26, 2020
The final stage of our short road trip in northern NSW took us to the lush town of Dorrigo and the beautiful rainforests of its national park.
Sept. 26, 2020
Between Armidale and Dorrigo in northern New South Wales, a less-travelled national park containing World Heritage Gondwana forests was a revelation.
Aug. 22, 2020
Corellas are not quite as big as their close relative the cockatoo but they're just as vocal as their larger cousins.
July 25, 2020
I grabbed the chance for a coastal hinterland walk on a mild winter's day ahead of some wild weather.
June 27, 2020
A winter's day walk along one section of a historic horse trail in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney.
June 14, 2020
Back to a favourite part of the east Australian coast, this time in winter when the light is gentle and the crowds are low.
June 09, 2020
Kids might be disappointed to find no pool full of jellybeans, but a beautiful natural pool shaped like a jellybean in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney.