Monthly Archives: November 2014

Friendship and community – in book form

I went to a lovely event this week, the launch of Mag Merrilees’ second book, called Fables Queer and Familiar. It was held at the Writers’ Centre in the city, and combined a few of my favourite things – friendship, … Continue reading

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Mango magic

It has been an exciting couple of days at CHO h/q this week. We have been in the middle of an impromptu fundraiser, organised by Richard, which has come out of a generous and uplifting gesture of a family of mango … Continue reading

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PS More jacarandas

  Obviously I am besotted by these trees at the moment. I see them everywhere, and was even directed the other day to a street (Trevelyan Street in Goodwood – thanks Fiona) where the trees are in full flower right … Continue reading

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Jacaranda time

It is jacaranda season – there are purple trees everywhere; roads and lawns carpeted with their fallen flowers. They seem to glow, creating this luminous atmosphere around them, lush in their colour and vividness. I have been photographing them wherever I … Continue reading

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Spring again – flowers

  We’ve covered 3 of 4 big spring unfoldings in this blog over the past few weeks – trees coming into leaf, animals having babies (remember the lambs), and birds – this week we complete the set with some flower photos. … Continue reading

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