Musings from a Heart-Shaped Island

Flora

Japanese Heartnut and spring sky on Portra 400 film

UP

I recently rewatched Amelie on SBS. I had forgotten how much I love it. Curious Amelie satisfied with simple things. Japanese heartnut on Portra 400. Tasmanian Arboretum | Devonport
Sassafras leaves on tri-x black and white film

SASSAFRAS

The serrated leaves of the Blackheart Sassafras tree have a sarsaparilla-like scent that when chewed are said to give you ‘a bit of a kick’. In times past, the cinnamon scented bark has been used ...
Tide coming in at Copper Cove, taken on Kodak Ektar

THE COVE

Milk maids. Big-head rabbit-tobacco. Pink lady fingers. Twining fringe-lily. Scented paperbark. Love creeper. Pig face. Leopard orchid… …these are some of the plants we encountered on ...
Golden Rock Lily bush tucker plant in Deloraine, Tasmania.

YELLOW

The colour of the morning light as it cuts through the timber cupboards in the kitchen, and across the shiny tiles on the floor. The one time I’m grateful for those black shiny tiles.