Tag Archives: Auburn

From the sublime to the ridiculous

The Banksia rose has been flowering over the past few weeks in Auburn. It’s a great big plant that grows up the side of the shed, and it’s quite lovely. I took a few pics of it, showing the gradual … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Shoots (more signs of spring)

In Auburn this weekend, and the vines everywhere – our back yard and throughout the town and district – are shooting. Tender green leaves emerging from seemingly nowhere; old and decrepit root stock (or newer vines for that matter) bursting … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Highlights from a walking tour

I have been walking with Maxine these past few weeks when in Auburn. We have had a ‘project’ to travel the length of the Riesling Trail on foot from Auburn to Clare. It has been done over quite a few … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Frost

It has been a cold week – and away from the moderating effect of the sea especially so. In Auburn the frosts have been fierce and the air crisp and sharp. I took some pictures of the beauty and strangeness … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Crossing the creek

The Wakefield River winds through Auburn, cutting the town in two. There are two bridges – a road bridge and a foot bridge – as well as a ford, to cross from one side of town to the other. A … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Maxine’s last day

It’s a funny thing, getting older. One of the nicest things about it for me is knowing people for a long time. Living, or even just staying in Auburn since I was born, means that there are some locals that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Reflections

I am in Auburn again this weekend, spending time with dad and thinking about mum, who died 12 years ago yesterday. I remember her last days so well. She was at home for all but the last two days, and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 11 Comments

Happy New Year (The world turns)

I went to see the sun set last night, for the last time in 2019, and got up early today (probably won’t happen again for a while!) to see it rise for the first time in 2020… Here are some … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Spring is coming

It’s been a very wintry week here, with rainy, cold and windy weather, so a good time to remind ourselves that spring is coming (and also to be glad of the rain anyway). Here are some pictures taken over the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Light in autumn

I’ve been taking pictures of late afternoon light in various places this month – it’s a gorgeous time of year as the sun goes north, but the cold hasn’t really arrived (the nights are cooler, which makes for good sleeping). … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments