Living on Lord Howe Island


In the canopy

Posted by Pinetrees Lodge – Monday, March 05, 2018

Contributed by Denis Corcoran: A Woodhen will let you know when you’re too close. A cacophony of throat guzzling vocal cords instinctively lets you know that a back up troop is on the way. The air rendering shrills are a call to arms, a unique dissonance which frequently pierces the Lord Howe Island airwaves. For when their siren screeches, you can’t ignore these eccentric hens, you’re now in their wooded hood.  â€¦Read More

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About Dani Rourke

HELP! I have 2 children, 25 staff and up to 75 guests. I was a lawyer for 10 years, but escaped. My husband and I moved from Sydney to beautiful Lord Howe Island to run Pinetrees Lodge, which has been in my family for 6 generations. I'm writing about family business, island life and the whole work/family disaster. Did someone say balance? When I'm not writing, my lovely staff do it for me - they see more of the island than I do.

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