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Bee nice

Last week by the dam i sat..watching as all manner of birds came at late afternoon for some much needed and hard to find water. The place becomes like a real social gathering,many species bickering and socialising all after that precious commodity that we all take for granted..except us in the bush. 304 more words


Beware of Drop-Bears! A Short Story

As Aussie kids we all grew up hearing tales of the mythological creature the “Drop-Bear.” A mysterious and ferocious man-eating koala that would drop from the top of gum trees to attack unsuspecting bushwalkers. 1,205 more words

Children's Books

A visitor to the garden

I didn’t see the galah in our garden, but I know he visited:

Pink galah feather suspended from sheoak needles

Is a feather a bird’s calling card?


Walking my path

 — My daily walk –

I’m lucky to have the beach
at the end of my path.

Sailboat near Taperoo

But –

Melaleuca gibbosa (slender honey murtle) … 54 more words

What I Love About ...

Thurra Dunes

Our recent trip to Croajingolong National Park in Victoria was a double barrelled mission. Other than the lighthouse we really wanted to find out more about the Thurra Dunes. 308 more words


Summer winds

– In bloom on the dune –

Coast daisy-bushes are flowering now,
but they’re hard to capture in this summer’s wild winds.

Easier in a vase, though. 14 more words

Tree Change

From the photos below, you will get a real sense of what I mean when I describe our move as a tree change.

This morning I walked up the street a bit to get these shots and it was like seeing the block for the first time again. 234 more words