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Notes on December 21

It’s the solstice, that time of year when the days here are long. I’ve just looked it up and here in Adelaide we get over 4 more hours of daylight now than at midwinter. The sun doesn’t set till 8.30 … Continue reading

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Frocks and fetes

Even though winters here are not severe, spring still brings a sense of opening out and emergence from cosy indoor times. October is a classic month for fetes, fairs, fundraisers and outdoor community fun and I have spent today at … Continue reading

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A world that welcomes

It’s Refugee Week this week, a great time to think about the importance of supporting people who are or have been persecuted, and to commit to a welcoming stance towards ‘others’ whoever they may be. I get the Tate Gallery’s … Continue reading

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Botanical birthday

I have been a bit surprised at how my underlying preoccupations (that I don’t even notice really) seem to surface in this blog. I think I do posts about plants and flowers – roses, jacarandas, wisteria, strelitzias, bottlebrushes, autumn, spring, … Continue reading

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Kangaroo loose in the back garden

I went to see Nicky in Port Willunga a few days ago, for her birthday. It was a lovely evening and great to celebrate a good friend by sharing a meal on the back decking of their recently renovated place. … Continue reading

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Koala spotting at Brownhill Creek

I went to Brownhill Creek recently with Nicky, on a cool Sunday afternoon, to walk and talk and put the world to rights. It was lovely to be surrounded by trees and green, with the creek just there, and…koalas above … Continue reading

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