inner tribal

ImageHave you stumbled across a shell midden, sifted through the shards of pearled abalone shell and wondered whether that sharp wedge of stone, coloured differently from others was an implement used by locals many moons ago? You may have marvelled at the stonework of primitive fish farms along your home coastline that still work to trap fish on the right tide?

Sometimes I wonder if I have crossed into sacred territory of these ancient folk with their place-centric spirited ways (many caves close to home that are now blocked to the public were a highlight on walks when I was a child); and that is how I have come to notice these details of our local area; as if a spell was cast, to awaken the inner tribal!

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tribal on the inside

Some ‘tribal’ places in Tasmania include; Rocky Cape National Park and Sandy Cape in the Tarkine. ย Freycinet Penninsula on the east coast also has many secret beaches for soulful shell seekers.

Share some favourite places that get your imagination going ‘tribal’.



Author: Lucy Taylor

Explorer of writing and place, with roots in the beautiful North West coast of Tasmania. Mother of wild boys, and wife of another. Blogging for another place to write about things that interest me and guide me. Also working on a novel and available for freelance copywriting in spare moments.

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