Three birds, a dead frog and a fire. A few hours at the site of a grass fire outside the small Gulf town of Borroloola.
Is our landscape one shaped by humans and weather forces or might other agents - like birds - be in part responsible for the spread of fire across our landscapes? There are more questions here than answers...so far.
After spending a long time in the desert's too-harsh-between-10am-and-3pm light it is a relief on the eyes to get into some comparatively soft northern lights, though of course the heat and humidity of a September build-up does always take some getting used to.