Tag Archives: beauty

Sweet protest

Last week was national bird week. Among other activities, there has been a ‘backyard count’ throughout Australia and there is a vote going on for the country’s favourite bird. It’s a two stage process this year, with a ‘run-off’ second … Continue reading

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Colour and succulents

It was Deirdre’s birthday this week – she had a party yesterday to celebrate. She and David have fairly recently (in the past couple of years or so) bought a house after renting forever. It is a weird transition sometimes; … Continue reading

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Gathering the shards

I want to celebrate two artists this week – a photographer and a writer. Ed Douglas has appeared in these posts before, and a couple of weeks ago I went to see his latest exhibition at Hahndorf. It was terrific. He … Continue reading

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Colours! Shapes! Spring!

I had a look at the photos I have taken this week, and it became obvious that spring is the topic of the moment. Flowers are blooming everywhere in all their glorious lairy-ness. I kept running into bright shining pigface … Continue reading

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Light (day and night)

This week I am celebrating spring and longer days. Yesterday was clear and warm, and we’ve also just had the full moon, so the sun has been right out there, both directly and indirectly. Climate change worries me a lot, … Continue reading

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On the coast (…with kangaroos)

Regular readers may detect a theme here! I have been away with the Trust this weekend. We went down the Fleurieu Peninsula and stayed in a very nice place for a couple of days to work out our directions for the … Continue reading

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Walking (with kangaroos)

Last weekend I went away with my friend Kaye to one of her favourite spots (and now mine too), Dutchman’s Stern Conservation Park in the Flinders Ranges. Kaye and I have been walking and talking together, usually twice a week, … Continue reading

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