Welcome to this blog, the story of a great big Australian adventure. It documents my travels, life in Australia, and a subject close to my heart – environmental conservation. 

New takes on Byron

Donna Wheeler in Shore thing: Australia's beach obsession for Lonely Planet describes Byron thus: 'Byron Bay... can sometimes feel like a victim of its own popularity, but for most of the year its cluster of beaches and surrounding hinterland preserve an almost eerily transcendent beauty that has long inspired talk of ley lines and magic power of place.'

I anticipate many happy returns to Byron while I am living in Queensland. 'Transcendent beauty' goes some way to explaining the draw (see also Nothing beats Byron, September 2010). I will attempt to capture different elements of that specialness.



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