SNAPSHOTS
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SNAPSHOTS

A Rainbow on the Lake

An island in a flooded valley

By late morning the shadows had contracted, and the sun had seared all the blue from the sky. We climbed out of the boat, cameras in our hands, shoes around our necks, and waded through bath-warm water to an island crackling with dead grass. Fifty years ago, the island had been the summit of a hill overlooking the Ord River. Then the government had built a dam. Within four…

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Bronwen Scott

Zoologist, writer, artist, museum fan, enjoying life in the tropical rainforest of Far North Queensland. She/her. Website: bronwenscott.com