Jude Tulloch Artist

Category: All things creative

  • A Processionary Caterpillar Breaks Away

    “As the caterpillars grow, a brown stocking-like nest of silk is formed at the base of the tree at the spot where the eggs were first laid.” Queensland Museum That’s what I first saw when weeding around this tree. I thought it was animal fur but my instinct told me no, as there was no […]

  • Yak on Track: Bhutan Memories

    Confined to couch with a nasty bout of Laryngitis, I recently read Yak on Track by Heather Mc Niece, who, with a very fit friend, did Bhutan’s Snowman trek, one of the hardest treks in the Himalayas, with fourteen high altitude passes, spectacular scenery and ever changing weather conditions. The book was an easy read that bought […]

  • Photo Friday – hiking in Morocco

    Because I am not a professional photographer, the photos I take are not always the best shots technically. I snapped these hiking boots at a trekking lodge in the Azzaden Valley in the Atlas Mountains, without stopping to focus or compose the shot. Our the guide was ready to set off for the day so […]

  • Road Train through Mt Surprise

    Mount Surprise is a tiny settlement (169 residents according to the 2016 Census but probably fewer in 2020 when I visited) located on the Gulf Development Road. There is a pub, (built circa 1910 and for sale when I passed through), a couple of cafes, a caravan park, a service station, school and a gem […]