Spring is nearly here

It’s technically still Winter here in Australia, but signs that Spring is nearly here are starting to show, out in my garden (still can’t really leave the house). Tiny buds are starting to shoot, my Hellebore is in subtle bloom, my clivia are in bud. I took some time to explore and enjoy in my…

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Winter Outings – Australia Gardens

I felt like I have not left the house for months, I had left a few times for essential things like food and work, but apart from that, we have been self-isolating as much as possible. Parks and various tourist spot were opening to the public (and then being shut again due to high visitor…

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Mondays Musings…

Gotta take what opportunities arise right? I have been self-isolating for months, recovering from surgery and hiding from the world. I had to bust out. Yesterday there was a small break in the weather and we headed out to our local gardens. We have been here lots, but maybe not as often as we should.…

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Autumn Outings – Coombes Cottage

Of course, this was visited before the CV lockdown, but I am now just catching up on editing and posting. This is possibly our last outing for a while, so glad we managed to get out while we could. I recently went with a friend to visit Coombes Cottage, own by the world-famous opera singer…

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Spring Outings- Cloude Hill Gardens

Some days the weather is just too good to spend inside working, and fresh air and exercise is good for us, so after I had spent most of a recent workday busy on the PC and in the studio, I could not bear it any longer and just had to get out. Moth was home…

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Mondays Musings…

Oh what a wonderfully relaxing weekend. Should be more of them, but then how do the bills get paid? Especially after a busy and stressful weekend the week before. We had quite a few shoots and days out last weekend with a friend coming to stay from out of town. My camera died on me…

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Winter Outings – Mount Coot-tha botanical gardens

Mount Coot-tha botanical gardens, again. It seems we have been here almost every visit to Brisbane over the last few years. We have done a fair bit of exploring around the Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast areas. The usual sights and sounds that tourists do, the wheel, the Brisbane sign, the river, the city beach,…

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Regular Random – King White Protea

So last week I featured my King White protea with the fractal prism filters, but I also took some lovely photos, without and I thought I would share those this week. This plant is a rambling bush (well it is in my garden – I have several), with the most enormous cream coloured flowers. They…

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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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Share Your World – 21st May 2019

Back on schedule this week for SYW, last week I felt like I was falling behind, so much to do, but this week, back on track. Melanie has some less than serious questions for this week, she even calls them silly…just means some serious fun. Some Silly Questions: Is it better to suspect something (bad…

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