Tag Archives: daily life

Old stuff

In Auburn again, and noticing some of the everyday items that have been here since I was a child. The house was built in around 1958. It was a war service home – I think that meant that there was … Continue reading

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A record of the journey

Daily life just slips by most of the time, and for those of us who don’t keep diaries or other records, the quotidian ordinariness of it all, both the odd and the commonplace, disappears with it. In the years before … 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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Flowers inside

I’ve been looking through my photos over the years and I have lots of pics of little bunches of flowers that I have picked from our garden or dad’s garden but mostly from neighbours, friends, over the fence, on the … Continue reading

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Sun (indirectly)

I’ve been noticing the light lately, and thinking about the big old sun shining up there every day. It has such a massive impact on everything of course, and at the same time it’s not really possible to look at … Continue reading

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Lorraine Lee

There is a huge Lorraine Lee rose bush blooming outside my bedroom window here in Auburn. This particular rose bush has been there for decades, and never gets pruned, but still it flourishes, providing colour and scent for much of … Continue reading

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