17 Oct '11, 6pm

The Annotated Budak: Boxed in by @budak

The Annotated Budak: Boxed in by @budak

The sand stirs with life even when the spring tide drains the bars of Cyrene Reef on a dawn fuelled by frail winds and flavoured salts. There is always the danger that rubber soles, stumbling from dinghy to damp bank, might meet spiny ends or crush the life out of soft creatures in brittle exoskeletons. Sea stars, sand dollars and the snails who hunt them in the dark occupy the shifting towers of a mound that at times probes deep into the seagrass meadow, cleaving the flat into a field of raised puddles. Nearly every patch of bare grains between the seagrass is apt to harbour a menagerie of shells, soft bodies and squirming forms with little love for the shadows of low waters. For these magical hours also beckon terns, egrets and herons who seem to know the moon and its moments of opportunity. In the mid-year months, families of little terns arrive to dive after trapped fi...

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