A trained Geologist with a special interest in the Volcanics of the Western District of Victoria, Tom has enthusiastically taught General and Senior Sciences for many years in various schools, in three states and overseas. For eleven of these years he has lived in the Victorian Western District and has developed a great appreciation of many of its wonderful and diverse landscape features. Tom enjoys exploring and geologising, both locally and further afield. As a keen bushwalker, he has maintained his interest in natural history and the environment. Tom currently lives in the Southern Barossa Valley of South Australia.