Kunanyi/Mount Wellington: Devil’s Throne

Devil’s Throne, Satan’s Couch, Lucifer’s Lounger, Beelzebub’s Settee, Mephistophele’s Armchair, I have no idea how this place got its name and an exhaustive period of 3 minutes of researching it has turned up nothing 🙂 Devil’s Throne can be found “down the back” of Kunanyi/Mount Wellington, that big beautiful lump of rock that overlooks Hobart … More Kunanyi/Mount Wellington: Devil’s Throne

Collins Cap

Hi there, remember me? It’s been a while huh? Quite a bit has happened since my last blog post. We bought a house to start with! The renovations were underway when that little thing called COVID hit Australia. Cue all parks being shut and the mere thought of going out for a bushwalk being met … More Collins Cap

The Fire Scientist: A chat with Professor David Bowman

I’ve been wanting to sink my teeth into a long term photo-journalistic piece of work for some time now. Following on from the image I took of Dale ‘Hairyman’ Fullard for the Resilient Australia Awards, I think I’ve finally found the story I’ve been looking to tell. I’m going to expand on the portrait I … More The Fire Scientist: A chat with Professor David Bowman

Mount Marian: 50mm

Well that’s another Abel ticked off the list and all the Abels nearest to Hobart done and dusted. Mount Marian was the last on the list and we had been putting it off for a while as for some reason we thought it was really far. The truth is, once you get up from Collinsvale … More Mount Marian: 50mm

Trestle Mountain

It’s been a while between blog posts and for that I do apologise. Summer has arrived in Tasmania but it seems nobody told the weather that. We’ve been stuck indoors on weekends when we’d be itching to get out and about into the Tasmanian wilderness and add a few more peaks to our Abel list. … More Trestle Mountain