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Mannum!

I am writing this in Mannum, beside the river, after spending a weekend here. It has been beautiful – restful, restoring, fun and just a real change. Kaye and Megan have been here for various parts of the weekend, and … Continue reading

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Botanical birthday

I have been a bit surprised at how my underlying preoccupations (that I don’t even notice really) seem to surface in this blog. I think I do posts about plants and flowers – roses, jacarandas, wisteria, strelitzias, bottlebrushes, autumn, spring, … Continue reading

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The Fall

And just so the leaves and trees don’t feel left out as I write about autumn, here are a few pictures of leaves, particularly the fall of them, and trees in all their loveliness…    

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Orange

Technically autumn is over, but as is often the way, the trees and colours are still fantastic. I have been particularly struck by the orange, not of leaves so much as flowers and fruit – and not even oranges (it’s … Continue reading

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Hands across the Sand

This week, for the first time in ages, the blog has a guest contributor! It’s a real treat to hear from Nicky (a long time and much appreciated supporter of this blog), who has written about a wonderful event that … Continue reading

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21 Elizabeth Street(s)

When I first went to uni – studying social work all those years ago, I lived for a couple of years with my aunt and uncle, at 21 Elizabeth Street Blair Athol. Auntie Joan (dad’s sister), and Uncle Leo lived … Continue reading

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Women (hold up half the sky)

As mentioned last week, I went to Katrine Hildyard’s International Women’s Day dinner a couple of weeks ago. It’s an annual event held away from IWD in March (which is a pretty hectic time of year in Adelaide), celebrating local … Continue reading

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