Lionel, Pt 9: The Guardians See Manta Rays

All the underwater pictures in this post are by courtesy of Tom Cannon Photography and Film. Tom has lived in the Coral Bay Area for six years and is an enthusiast of the marvels of the Ningaloo fringing reef and of all marine life. He was with us that day taking pics. The story soContinue reading “Lionel, Pt 9: The Guardians See Manta Rays”

Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 8: The Guardians Snorkel Over Coral

The story so far: Lionel, excited by seeing pictures of Tasmanian Tigers, decided to seek his long lost fore-lions. He and Gavin hitched a ride north from Perth to Geraldton, Western Australia, then onward to the Shark Bay heritage region (Part 4 ) where they saw wild emus. Finally they arrived at Coral Bay (PartContinue reading “Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 8: The Guardians Snorkel Over Coral”

Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 7, Against The Wind

The story so far: Inspired by pictures of Tasmanian Tigers, Lionel decided he had to search for his long lost fore-lions (In Part 2) . He and Gavin hitched a ride north from Perth to Geraldton, Western Australia (in Part 3 ) then journeyed on. to the Shark Bay heritage region (in Part 4 )Continue reading “Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 7, Against The Wind”

Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 6, White Beaches and Skate Rays

Hello again, fellow Baffled Ones. The adventure began when Gavin showed Lionel The Lion pictures of Oz-Stral-Ya. Inspired by the pictures of Tasmanian Tigers, Lionel decided he had to search for his long lost fore-lions (In Part 2) . He and Gavin hitched a ride north from Perth, getting as far as Geraldton, Western Australia,Continue reading “Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 6, White Beaches and Skate Rays”

Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 5: Emu country to Ningaloo

Hello, fellow Baffled Ones. In Pt.1 we met Lionel The Sleepy Lion and Gavin Bear. Lionel believed he had long lost fore-lions somewhere (In Part 2). To find them, the intrepid duo hitched a ride north from Perth getting as far as Geraldton, Western Australia, in Part 3 . (Click on pics to see moreContinue reading “Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 5: Emu country to Ningaloo”

Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 4: To Emu Country

Hello, fellow Baffled Ones. In Pt.1 we met Lionel The Lion and Gavin. In Part 2, Lionel made up his mind to search for his long lost fore-lions. They hitched a ride in Part 3 and arrived in Geraldton. Next day they set off full of hope that they would arrive Somewhere and properly startContinue reading “Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 4: To Emu Country”

Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 3. Perth To Geraldton

Hello, fellow Baffled Ones. In Pt.1 we met Lionel The Lion looking at books about Oz-Tray-Ya (Australia). In Part 2, he wondered if there might have been Tasmanian Lions as well as Tasmanian Tigers. These could be his fore-lions! Perhaps they still roamed around Oz-Tray-Ya. He decided to find out. Gavin volunteered to go too.Continue reading “Lionel Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 3. Perth To Geraldton”

Lionel The Lion Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 2. Preparing the Expedition

Hello, fellow Baffled Ones. In Pt.1 we met Gavin (with bowtie) and Lionel The Lion (with mane) looking at books about Oz-Tray- Ya. Lionel, excited by the pictures of the extinct Tasmanian Tiger (thylacine), wondered if there could have been Tasmanian Lions too. Such lions might be Lionel’s forebears. Or his fore-lions! He had toContinue reading “Lionel The Lion Seeks His Fore-Lions: Pt 2. Preparing the Expedition”