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Ducklings and nasturtiums (spring)

It has been a gorgeous day today – clear blue sky, mild sunny weather, the smells of spring (wisteria blossoming, jasmine) and its colours (pansies in pots, marigolds, nasturtiums). There are babies being born too – notably for me this … Continue reading

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In praise of the Old Tan Cat

A sad post today, recording the death of dad’s cat, always known as the Old Tan Cat, or Tan for short. She was ancient, and had been packing up health wise for some time, so it is no surprise, but … Continue reading

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Undalya

I was in Auburn again today, and this afternoon went with dad for a little drive, just a few k’s down the road to Undalya. This is a tiny town, hamlet perhaps would be a better word, which has a … Continue reading

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Dadda

Father’s Day today so thinking of dad and the many happy times I have had with him. He is slowing down, and gradually moving towards the end, so it is good to appreciate the time I spend with him now. … Continue reading

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Footy in the suburbs

It’s coming up for footy finals the length and breadth of the land. I am a fairly cursory follower – I try to always know enough to be able to talk about what’s going on, but I don’t go to … Continue reading

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Moonlight between the roof planks

On Friday at work I got an email from the fabulous Peter Willis, who has appeared in these posts beforeĀ and is a valued friend and supporter of me and this blog. He sent a link to a post on Brainpickings … Continue reading

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Warmth in winter

It’s been a mild winter till the past week or two. Today was really windy and wild, with squalls of rain interspersed with a cool sunny spells. With the grey skies and subdued colours in the landscape, it’s lovely to … Continue reading

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