‘Balding Nevis’

This is my favourite paper, and exists in article and essay versions.  The one posted here was published in Geographical Research in 2008.  It clearly refutes the notion that the sawmilling and specialty timbers communities are 100% supportive of exploitative industrial logging, and offers is a dramatic corrective to accepted wisdoms in my island's ongoing [...]

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I’m Driving: Laughing Jack to Hobart

Laughing Jack Lagoon is at my back. Suddenly there is     shatter. Shatter        cluttering to the horizon.        . Some treefern survive. Arched fronds nod a knowing, cast it on the wind. The broken voice of the land dreams it back, the quick complexity before the Shatter. No-one means to wound our dreams. But [...]