Spike cheek anemonefish

Hoping or wishing?

When you see the fringing reefs around the Whitsunday Islands it is easy to feel dismay at the state of the battered corals and sparse fish population. It is a little better on the outer reef, but not a lot. And you wonder: Is it recovering or is it the last hooray? Are we hoping…

End of our friends’ sojourn

After a six weeks sojourn on Anui, Greg & Ann caught a plane home on Wednesday night. Our last few days together were the worst weather wise, with a double whammy of treacherous rain systems and cold snap smashing much of Queensland and New South Wales.