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indigenous, Aboriginal, birds

Sun Comes up like an A-bomb

by David Wade Chambers

Aireys inlet — Just wondering if there could be a connection between today’s sunrise and the fact that the temperature is expected to climb to over 100F this afternoon. Possibly something about atmospheric layers of heat and/or humidity creating visual effects. Anyhow, so far, no fires anywhere near, but we are hunkered down like people waiting for a hurricane. I saw these five Yellow-tailed Black Cockies fly...

indigenous, Today's Walk, Art

Aboriginal Ochre Mining

by David Wade Chambers

Aireys inlet — All along the Australian Surf Coast, one can find a series of Aboriginal Ochre Mines in the high cliffs that stretch between Torquay and Aireys Inlet. The colors range from bright yellow and deep gol...

Santa Fe Style, Opera, indigenous

A Night at the Opera: Santa Fe Style IX

by David Wade Chambers

Santa fe — By coincidence the birth of modern European opera coincides perfectly with the coming of Europeans to Pueblo country.. Indeed, Santa Fe was founded in 1607, the same year that Monteverdi composed his...

city, indigenous, Art

New Digs: Santa Fe Style V

by David Wade Chambers

Santa fe — Each year about this time, we pull up stakes from Australia and make our way to Santa Fe, New Mexico, my favorite city in North America. It’s the oldest capital city in the US, founded by the Spanish...

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