Spring time in the Daintree
November 4th, 2020

In spring in the Daintree we start to say goodbye to winter migrants and start to welcome back New Guinea neighbours such as the Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher seeking out its regular nearby nesting grounds in the smaller Termite mounds. Along …Continue Reading

Looking back
October 23rd, 2019

It is well known that summer brings a much needed downpour to the northern rainforests of Queensland.  The Australia day floods of January 2019 brought about a long wet season like no other of recent times. Our little village took …Continue Reading

The day has arrived!
September 1st, 2017

Well, what a journey this last month has been! Full house at Red Mill House, preparing to hand over a business, trying to pack up discretely so no-one notices, cleaning, building a new house and Silvia away for the month …Continue Reading

Change of season and change of guard
July 29th, 2017

Suddenly, you wake up one day to hear Channel-billed Cuckoo calling and you think – ‘ah ha, it must be spring!’ And so it is. Warm winds, new growth and Metallic Starlings swooping around, Cicadabird and Brush Cuckoo calling for …Continue Reading

Winter has arrived in Daintree
June 15th, 2017

Winter has arrived – if you can call it winter!! 25 degree days and 17 degree nights – after 15 years here, one becomes a bit sooky –  so on goes the sweater at night. Our lovely southern guests are …Continue Reading