Category Archives: Travel

A Western Australia botany taster

Western Australia is the largest state in Australia, and has some of the diverse plant life of the continent. Within a single state, habitats range from Mediterranean in the south to tropical in the north. A quick visit to Perth’s … Continue reading

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Plants and people in Bali – a quick glance

A huge challenge for a scientifically-minded person is finding ways to see the world beyond the lenses of science. For a plant ecologist with a tendency to view physical landscape in terms of vegetation type classifications and thinking about plants … Continue reading

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The East Coast Odyssey 2013

On the 4th of Jan 2013 I embarked alone on an epic journey, behind the wheel of a small wagon. The journey was mind expanding, and it has given me perspectives about a large number of subjects that I would … Continue reading

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