Tag Archives: beauty

See it slant

I went to a fab community event on Friday night after work – the launch of a local poetry collection. The Ochre Coast Poets have been meeting down south for 10 years now, reading and critiquing each other’s work and … Continue reading

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Bats

I went for a walk in the Botanic Gardens recently and on the way there saw a colony of flying foxes that have made their home in the park nearby. They are a strange and eerie sight these creatures with … Continue reading

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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

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Geraniums (day and night)

Geraniums (and pelargoniums) are so cheerful and robust. They are flowering pretty much everywhere at the moment – great for one of my occasional posts about flowers in season. They have the disadvantage for this blog of being brighter and … Continue reading

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Connecting with country

Yesterday afternoon I had a special experience, going down to Yundi, a little settlement of sorts down towards Victor Harbor, for a walk and talk in Warki country. It was part of the Nature Festival, which is happening at the … Continue reading

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Nests

It’s spring and the birds are making nests. I have seen a pair of murray magpies building in a tree near Kaye’s as I went for a walk in the past week or so. The photos below show them poking … Continue reading

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Flowers in the desert

This week’s post features photos taken by Maggie and Laurie (from the Trust) on their recent trip to the north of South Australia. They found this amazing carpet of Sturt’s Desert Pea flowers near Roxby Downs, and sent through the … Continue reading

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Blossom time again

Spring is definitely in the air here – over the past couple of weeks I have noticed trees blossoming everywhere, particularly almond trees, with their beautiful white flowers. We have prunus trees in our street in Auburn but they are … Continue reading

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Appreciation

This week it’s a treat to have a guest post written by Sarah, who helped me set up this blog all those years ago, and wrote this story not long afterwards. Since then her life has changed a lot, as … Continue reading

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Hints of past lives

Last weekend I went to the Barossa Valley with the Trust. We gathered as we have done yearly to do jobs that take time and to think together about what we are up to. It always brings thoughts of Suzanne … Continue reading

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