Tag Archives: Riverina


Riverina, NSW Australia

The Milky Way sets over the horizon on this spectacular clear night. I couldn’t believe my luck when I saw this beautiful spooky tree just standing there with the outline of the Milky Way balancing […]

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Outback Walkabout

It’s all about finding your space…

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North and South

Another amazing night with bright airglow and a hint of southern borealis or wishful thinking. Anyhow those colours weren’t visible to the naked eye, but you quickly realize when you’re out here standing under it why […]

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  Ten hour round trip = Numb bottom Minus 4 degrees Celsius = Slightly frost bitten nose Sitting back and applying some final editing touches to this panorama = Priceless  

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A Pot of Gold

Is there a pot of gold at the end of this colourful Milky Way bow? Not quite, although some might argue there is. The bright white orange lights come from the town of Wagga Wagga […]

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A Wilting Tree in a Sunburnt Land

I couldn’t resist photographing this beautiful leafless tree, I purposely look for these when I’m driving around at night. I love the silhouette they cast on a starry background.  Something about them that captivates me.    

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Second Star to the Right and Straight on Until Morning

Milky Way Season is upon us again. 14 image panorama taken under very dark skies in the heart of the Riverina NSW Australia. The Milky Way was so bright I almost needed sunnies to turn down the […]

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Tragic Loss, A Loving Restoration

In July 1959 a tragic event took place in the Riverina NSW Australia on the Olympic Way between Henty and Yerong Creek, an event that has haunted my father-in-law ‘Desmond Gibbs or Des’ ever since. In an instant he lost his father […]

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Who was Dan Morgan aka Mad ‘Dan’ Morgan?

Said to be one of the most unpleasant bushrangers (bandit) of Australia’s past. Morgan terrorised settlers and travellers around Wagga Wagga and the Riverina district of New South Wales during 1862 – 65.     […]

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Walla Walla, Wagga Wagga, Whoop Whoop

Walla Walla is Australian Indigenous Aboriginal for ‘place of many rocks’, just like Wagga Wagga is Australian Indigenous Aboriginal for ‘place of many crows’. Walla means rock, you say it twice and you have many rocks. […]

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