This week, share with us your take on “depth”
This is colour from the depths of the earth, deposits of red ochre and white clay used and probably traded by the island’s original inhabitants. We will never know the full depth of the history of this place.
From the journal of Lt Bradley.
Saturday 8th March 1789. “Several of the natives came to us, painted very whimsically with pipe clay and red ochre, both which is plenty on the Island, the pipe clay just under the sand on the beach round the rocks.”Dangar Island, Australia
January 31, 2015 at 4:06 pm
We never found that, Peter ! – how clever of you two to’ve done so.
February 2, 2015 at 11:58 am
The path to the beach is starting to wear away. The locals must have had a pretty classy place down there, fresh oyster bar, seafood restaurant and a place to get your make up 😉
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February 2, 2015 at 7:51 pm
One way of looking at it. 🙂