I'm a conservation biologist from Australia. This little space is my passion project, a collection of my photographs and thoughts on nature, art and life, and my inquiries into the things that matter.
I was born in South Africa to a German mother and a Portuguese father. I spent my childhood playing in the veld and icy seas on the outskirts of Cape Town - a delightful place to foster a love of nature and a curious mind. I've since lived on the sunny Gold Coast in Australia. I live in (what I like to think of as) a home among the gum trees, along with my husband and our two cats, two rainbow lorikeets, four chooks (all rescue) and one fish.
Most days I'm a PhD student in conservation biology at The University of Queensland's Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Science. My research focuses on animal behaviour and acoustic monitoring of endangered black-cockatoos (you can follow my project on Facebook and on Instagram). My research takes me around the states of Queensland, Victoria and to Kangaroo Island in South Australia. My background is in marine biology. You can find more about my professional life over at LinkedIn.
Please get in touch with any queries. I'd love to chat.