Eurobodalla beaches: Honeysuckle Beach

Turning off North Head Rd near South Durras, I followed the dirt down to Honeysuckle Beach. No honeysuckle in sight, but then I remembered that honeysuckle was a name for banksias: the Ancestors steeped their flowers in water to make a sweet drink. Through the trees I could see a black beach and a sombre […]

Eurobodalla beaches: Pedro Beach / Moruya Surf Beach

I Driving through bush after rain: muddy road, deep brown puddle-splash, old man banksias and swamp mahogany, and then a glimpse of ocean. Sky moody blue and grey, broken ocean slashed with white, sand-surface pocked, with loops of tideline shells and footprints, and scattered seaweed, golden red, black, translucent buff. Towards the south, platform welcoming […]