Theres a place, a very special place in Kurnell, Sydney, called Inscription Point. The area is at the southern headland of Kamay Botany Bay National Park, near Cronulla. This area is of cultural and national significance and there’s heaps to know about this area if you’re keen. This little treasure is home to a diversityContinue reading “Inscription Point Inspiration “
Which Sea Creature likes to walk around bare? A Nudibranch. © Karina Teuma
Despite the name, the Eastern Blue Groper is not a groper, but a wrasse. It lives in shallow coastal waters and is regularly seen around exposed reefs. It has peg-like teeth, heavy scales, a large tail and thick lips. Juveniles are brown to green brown. Juveniles are all female. As the fish matures, it goesContinue reading “Fast Facts: Eastern Blue Groper”
Australia is surrounded by water and swimming is one of many great passions. As well as being fun, swimming is a great way to keep fit, stay healthy and make friends. Swimming: Is one of the most popular sports in Australia. Is a healthy activity that you can continue for a lifetime, has many physicalContinue reading “Moving along “Swimming”ly.”
The bluebottle (Physalia utriculus) is sometimes confused with its larger, more venomous Atlantic cousin, the Portuguese Man o’ War. It is a common summer visitor to Sydney beaches. In Sydney, it is the north eastern winds and warmer currents, that bring them to beaches on the incoming tides. The Bluebottle is really a colony of fourContinue reading “Fast Facts: Blue Bottles”
The only “blue bottles” we should see, are those that belong in the ocean.
I feel the violent bumps of the dirt-road pot holes rattle every bone of my body, as I cling onto the internal rails of the bus, like a drowning cat. I hear the American accent of my newfound friend, as I contemplate my travel plans. I ask “what about snorkelling down the road? Are youContinue reading “Short Story: Green Turtle”