Share your world – 20th August 2019

WOW! Tuesdays come around quick, don’t they? Another week another set of questions from Mel… What would be your solution to the over-population of the earth?   Earth has finite resources and humanity seems to be breeding themselves to extinction.   Some countries have tried restricting the number of children a couple or a person can have,…

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Winter Outings – The Butterfly House

On a recent trip to the Melbourne Zoo with friends, I took considerable time out for a long visit with the butterflies. I adore the butterfly house, but I had never been armed with my 50mm macro lens and my light ring. I was in heaven and took SO MANY photos, here is just a…

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Winter Outings – Melbourne Zoo

Last week we visited both Healesville and Melbourne Zoos, after not having been to any zoo in a while. Healesville is all about Australian Native animals and such, Melbourne is a little more eclectic, sure there are some Australian species (which we did not get around to), there are elephants, lions and tigers (saw none).…

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Winter Outings – Healesville Sanctuary

Last week we had a brief respite from the horrid Winter weather we have been experiencing, we had a few days of blissful conditions; blue skies, sunshine, calm gentle winds and warmer temperatures…heaven. So hubby and I packed up our camera gear and headed to Healesville Sanctuary for a day communing with nature and animals.…

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Monday’s musings…

Oh my gosh, what a wonderful weekend, I am not sure where to even begin. I spent an entire weekend being completely self-indulgent, no work, no responsibilities, I didn’t even cook! We had been enjoying a few days of beautiful Winter weather, blue skies, sunshine, light winds and warmer temperatures, so lovely after the cold…

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Regular Random – Rainbow Lorikeets

On a recent trip to Healesville Sanctuary, about 40kms from Melbourne, I spent a good five minutes with these cheeky Rainbow Lorikeets, so much fun. It’s been so long since I did a #RegularRandom, I thought it was time. I basically stayed in the one spot and followed them, in the tree, on the ground,…

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Aussie Animal Encounter

I recently, with Hubby and a few photography friends, did an Aussie Animal Encounter, such wonderful fun (assuming you are not squeamish about reptiles and some insects), sadly my WordPress account is quickly running out of room and I am only showing just a few of the very best images I took, there are more…

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And now for something completely different – Case moth

We got home from a family outing to find this curious critter on the garage wall. I have not seen one in many, many years, I had to do a bit of research and ask a few questions but it is a Case Moth – [more info here]. Curious little critter, I could not help…

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Monday’s Musings…

It’s been a bit of a busy weekend, but not at the same time…a long overdue visit with a photography friend who lives a couple of hours away, we catch up when we can and take turns but it is still a five-hour drive there and back, we occasionally make a weekend of it. We…

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