Spring Outings – Melbourne Zoo Otters

I have done a post on the Snow Leopard Cubs and the rest of the animals at a recent visit to Melbourne Zoo. Another exhibit was the Otters and some new otter pups, playing and being so cute. I watched for ages and took so many photos, it only felt right to give them their…

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Spring Outings – Melbourne Zoo

Yesterday I featured the images of the Snow Leopard cubs at Melbourne Zoo, now I will show you some of the other animals we encountered. We never got all the way round the Zoo, but we did see most. Some exhibits were closed such as the Butterfly house, the Seal and Penguin encloser, the reptile…

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Spring Outings – Frog Hollows Part 3

Yesterday I too you back to Frog Hollows, a lovely little wetland about 5km from my house. Being spring there were quite a few babies around, I became quite enamoured with these duckling and their Mumma (I assume), she had quite the hand full…there were 11 ducklings. I went back the next day hoping for…

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Spring Outings – Frog Hollows Part 2

Yesterday I introduced you to Frog Hollows, a lovely little wetland about 5km from my house. Bridges and walking tracks and three separate wetland areas. Today I am going to share the far pond, which is partially under the freeway! You would certainly never know it. I was quite fond of the black swan and…

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Spring Outings – Frog Hollows Part 1

Following on from our visit to the Botanic Gardens last week, this week we journeyed to the out limits of our 5km exclusion zone and visited Frog Hollows. I had been lent a new lens to test and I needed something with a bit of distance and room to test out this big boy (well…

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Spring Outings – Wilson Botanic Gardens Part 4

After wandering through the rose garden, the lily pond and the lake, which also has an amphitheatre, where is Summer they screen movies for family picnics, we used to take the kids sometimes. We ended up in the gazebo area, such a pretty spot. That’s about it for Wilson Botanic Gardens, I do hope you…

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Spring Outings – Wilson Botanic Gardens Part 3

Visiting our local Wilson Botanical Gardens we strolled around the lilly pond, the rose garden and of course the lake, which used to be an old quarry. There is not much that remains, but one old set of pylons. The lake is home to hundreds of turtles and ducks and varied other water fowl too,…

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Spring Outings – Wilson Botanic Gardens Part 2

We managed to visit our local Botanic Gardens on the weekend. It’s really the only one within the 5km we are allowed to travel, not our favourite local, it’s more of a dog walkers spot than anything, but it’s all we’re currently allowed. So we took the cameras for a walk instead of the dogs!…

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Spring Outings – Wilson Botanic Gardens Part 1

I can’t go far, but I did manage to get out last weekend to the Rose Garden and Wilson Botanic Gardens, my daughter was actually married in the gardens and we did lots of photos in the rose garden. We are still only allowed to travel 5kms and only for maximum 2-hours per day, but…

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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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