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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Autumn Outings – Heronswood Gardens

Last week we visited Cloudehill Gardens, the last hoorah before Winter comes and steals all our lovely flowers, this week…we decided as it was still such lovely weather to visit it Sister Gardens in Dromana – Heronswood…we have our yearly pass, so why not use it. We ended up having a lovely lunch in Dromana…

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Monday’s Musings…

Between Easter and ANZAC Day we had nearly ten days of straight, it was heaven, I managed to get loads of work done, as well as loads of fun. Some weeks my life feels like a crazy roller coaster and others feel so mundane, I get time to catch my breath. Last week it was…

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Auckland’s Domain Winter Garden

I mentioned yesterday about showing some more flowers from this wonderful spot, so here they are… You can see and read more about this wonderful Auckland Garden [here]. Will be back shortly with day 3… ~ Julz

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Summer Outings – Australia Gardens (again)

No this is not a duplicate, I did, in fact, go back to the Australia Gardens again this week, 4 days after the last visit. There was a rather large eucalypt seed pods about to burst into bloom and I wanted to go back and photograph it – I wrote a post in it last…

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Summer Outings – Australia Gardens

Another year, another visit, this time armed only with my 50mm macro lens, I really wanted to concentrate on the orchid house, sadly one tiny, lonely little orchid (about the size of your thumb). I was completely mesmerised by some Paper Daisies and a Eucalypt Pod…will give them their own post. These images are from…

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Regular Random – Paper Daisies

I did a recent visit to Australia Gardens (will post more pics soon), I went to shoot the orchids in the orchid house, but there was only one! But then I went to find something else to catch my eye – and found these beauties! I believe they are called Paper Daisies So totally stunning…

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Mondays Musings…

Saturday was Australia Day (Jan 26th) and in the true blue Aussie traditional way,  we get the following Monday as a Public Holiday…I adore this time of year, lots of Public Holidays from Christmas through to the end of April. I wish I could say I slept in, but I have not had a sleep…

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Out of the Studio – The Warratah Princess

Continuing on with my Floral theme with Jess, I really have been flooding my blog, Instagram and Facebook page with lots of photos of Jess, but they are all just so pretty. These are taking in the backyard, with natural light, against a protea bush which is flowering like crazy. So nice to capture my…

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