Monthly Archives: October 2017

Chance and beauty

This blog has swung for weeks now between spring, nature and art (with a little bit of community thrown in), and this week it’s art once more, to report on some beautiful pictures made by Liz Hetzel, and showing at … Continue reading

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My own little farewell to Holden

It’s been everywhere in the news this week, as the last car manufacturing factory in Australia closed at Elizabeth. It has been a big part of the local economy for many years, and so its closure means a lot to … Continue reading

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‘Birds’ (part 3)(imaginary)

The strelitzias continue to bloom all over the suburbs – I am like a twitcher, I notice them out of the corners of my eyes these days, their perky eager ‘heads’ glowing from gardens wherever I look. If you don’t … Continue reading

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Creativity and imagination

I had a great time earlier in the week at the opening of an art exhibition put together for World Mental Health Day by Sarah and friends at the South West Community Centre (which has featured here before also) in the city. … Continue reading

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‘Birds’ (part 2)

Once you start looking out for something (in this case strelitzias), you see them everywhere. These bird of paradise plants are flowering all over the place at the moment, and I couldn’t resist a few more snaps of them to … Continue reading

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Una mujer feroz

Today I went to a celebration party for Megan, my dear friend who has had treatment over the past 18 months or so for cancer, and has come through now to a place of remarkable health and vitality. It is … Continue reading

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Bird-watching (sort of)

Spring has definitely arrived, and I am a bit obsessed with all the gorgeous colours and flowers that are in gardens, on verges, everywhere you look at the moment. In previous years with this blog, I have featured wisteria, jacarandas … Continue reading

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