Tag Archives: nature

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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Dreads

Bottlebrushes are flowering everywhere at the moment, absolutely everywhere. They are very common street trees, and in people’s gardens, with the most common kind, the red-flowering ones vastly outnumbering the pink ones, and the pale yellow kind. They remind me … Continue reading

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Eye contact with animals

I have been thinking about how important animals are to us. What a difference they can make to our lives, and how marvellous it is to share the world with them. This strikes me often at work, when I see … Continue reading

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