Local Interest

September 13, 2021

Snakes alive!

It is the time of year when sightings of snakes in the Pittwater area become more regular as temperatures rise….

August 14, 2021

Good riddance

It goes by quite a few names. Ground asparagus. Asparagus fern. Basket fern, Sprengeri’s fern, bush asparagus, emerald asparagus, Sprengeri…

August 14, 2021

What lies beneath

A piano. Yes. A piano. Not playable now, of course, as its demise happened quite a few years ago, but…

July 13, 2021

Backyard bounty

Would you like some nutritious greens with your morning poached egg? Some pesto to put on pasta? To make delicious,…

June 13, 2021

Solar panels a driving force

Governments and car manufacturers are investing hundreds of billions of dollars on electric vehicles. But while the electric transport revolution…

April 6, 2021

Our precious place

This habitat typical on the south-facing slopes of the Western Foreshores is favoured by powerful owls for daytime roosting. Image…

March 8, 2021

The Water-Dwellers (Reframed)

Take a trip to the Pittwater of a half-century ago via The Water-Dwellers (Reframed), a magical Commonwealth Film Unit doco…

April 29, 2020

Pittwaters Noxious Weeds

With so many wanting to be outdoors instead of indoors, and then wondering what to do to ‘keep moving’ while…

March 29, 2020

Michelle Ball – Country Style

Michael Reid Murrurundi and Country Style magazine have creatively collaborated for many years. Beginning a decade ago with art education,…