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September 1, 2019

Food Bowl Connection between Liverpool and Blacktown

Liverpool Plains Shire Council welcomed 38 ecstatic Blacktown North Public School students and teachers - from the Liverpool Plains Shire Council's Sister City, Blacktown - into the shire on Friday. 

The exube...

October 4, 2018

There is so much evidence of ‘connection to place’ in rural properties. Farmers come to know every inch of the land intimately. Landmarks on the property relate to time with family, friends, and animals - favourite walks, picnic spots, and carefully chosen ani...

September 19, 2018

In my last Blog I wrote…

When recording the story of individual properties, I have seen the capacity of the human spirit to lovingly create a territory, a habitat, a truly beautiful place, often times under extremely difficult conditions, when driven by their y...

September 12, 2018

My experience in articulating the meaning of rural connections to place slowly evolves.

As a farmer, I am passionate about the land and our connection to it. In 2002 I developed a concept known as the ‘Rural Property Journal’. The inspiration for this illustrat...

September 5, 2018

Why my interest in connection to place?

A feeling of urgency drives me to contribute to a dialogue that may assist in mediating our pressing need to understand, and thus care for the environment.

I believe that the land is in dire need of a voice which depends o...

August 31, 2018

Home is often the strongest connection to place we will ever have. So it is a great place to start a conversation about feelings belonging to places. You see I am a Land Biographer and I specialise in the visual-communication of 'needy' and...

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