Tag Archives: nature

Harvest time (and Hamley Bridge)

I was up at Auburn today, and driving back particularly noticed that wheat is being harvested. Big machines reaping in twilight paddocks, the dust like mist across valleys. It is very beautiful at this time of year. The light can … Continue reading

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‘Birds’ (part 3)(imaginary)

The strelitzias continue to bloom all over the suburbs – I am like a twitcher, I notice them out of the corners of my eyes these days, their perky eager ‘heads’ glowing from gardens wherever I look. If you don’t … Continue reading

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Autumn in winter

The trees are still glorious, the skies blue (yesterday anyway), the mornings are crisp, the season hasn’t closed in. It has been very dry, and cool but not really wintry much yet. I went looking for colour yesterday, when thinking … Continue reading

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Autumn in Auburn

I am in Auburn this weekend, enjoying beautiful autumn weather and hanging out with dad once again. I went for a walk late this afternoon, and there are so many beautiful trees in a flush of colour – I thought … Continue reading

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In praise of techies

My computer went bung last week when I was in Auburn, and so putting out the New Year post was a bit of a challenge. I used my brother’s computer, which was very slow and wouldn’t upload lots of the … Continue reading

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Precious

Coming towards the end of the year, and amid the hurly burly of the holiday season, I want to take a few minutes to recognise precious aspects of life. Time passes so quickly, cliche though it is to say so … Continue reading

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Moonwatching

Last month, November, I did a little project following the moon through its paces from New moon at the start of the month through to full (the much publicised super moon) and then through the second half of its cycle … Continue reading

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