Fabulous Friday – Last Rays

Last week I shared an image that won a Special Merit in the Light Space & Time Botanical Comp, this one also received an Hon. Mention. This is the ‘twin’ to another image I entered last year, which also did quite well, same type of bird a Helmeted Honeyeater, and similar blossoms and colouring. I…

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Regular Random – Two Feathered Friends

Got something a little different, but so sweet for this week’s Regular Random. While in Launceston (Tasmania) the other week we were visiting Batman Bridge (No not Batman as in Gotham) we found these two feathered friends. Such an unlikely pair, a chicken and a Peacock (I assume he is a juvenile as he doesn’t…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Birds

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Birds – if there is one thing that I truly suck at is bird photography! Seriously, if they are standing or sitting still I have half a chance, but once they take flight…useless. Not for lack of trying, I have been to various bird shows and wildlife experiences,…

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Summer Outings – Grants Picnic Ground

Another Summer tradition, I seem to have so many, but when you live so close to so many gorgeous spots to visit, why not? Grants Picnic Ground, is a lovely spot in the Dandenong Ranges (Near Olinda) for a picnic, they have lovely bush walks, a small cafe and gift shop, but the big draw…

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Winter Outings – Bird Encounter Part 2

Last week I featured some images from our Bird Encounter with Leigh Valley Hawk and Owl Sanctuary, such a wonderful day. After our 90 minutes free flight demonstration (where I did not do so well photographically) we moved inside for lunch and then a Posed Portrait Session with Martin, Talia, Eggy the Barn Owl and…

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EMILIO’S SHARE MY WORLD – AUGUST 22, 2017

Emilio is kindly hosting this week’s Share Your World, I always love his posts, so I’m in for this week’s too! Have you ever been pulled over by a cop? Numerous times, but usually just for a random breath analyzer (That could be just an Aussie thing I don’t know). My Hubby actually got pulled up…

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Monday’s Musings

I truly do lead a blessed life, I try not to take it for granted, but occasionally I do slip and think it is just a simple ordinary life, I mean I work 9-5, I have a house and family to run, I do housework, food shopping, run errands, pay bills; just like like everyone else.…

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Regular Random – Eggy the Barn Owl

I have an extra-special treat this week, I got to spend an awesome afternoon with some stunning Australian Rescue Birds or Prey and they dedicated handlers. I especially love my five minutes of alone time with Eggy the Barn Owl and Thalia. To be able to stand mere inches away and shoot to my heart’s content…

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Peacock Stalking…

On  recent trip to Montsalvat, I took up stalking these peacocks, I think there are at least two, but it might be three different ones; I hate to say it, but they all look the same to me :-p……this week is all about Montsalvat, the gardens, the buildings, the flowers and more, I hope you…

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Another 52 Week Challenge – Week 19

Week 19 of the 52 week challenge from the Girl who dreams awake. Our theme this week is view.I thought I might try something a little different this, week; use you imagination……..point of view from a bird……..bird’s of prey have incredible eyesight from high vantage points.The Birdman enjoying the view….Mount Burnett Observatory, to view the…

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