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Surprising creatures in daily life

Part 1: a sort of poem. I went to a meeting for work this week – a regional gathering of people working in the hoarding and squalor space. There were a lot of people there, and lots of energy to … Continue reading

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Pam and the joeys

An old friend of this blog, the lovely Pam, sent through an update from her life in WA this week. Pam wrote a number of stories in the early days, including some of our most popular ones including this one … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Spring is coming

It’s been a very wintry week here, with rainy, cold and windy weather, so a good time to remind ourselves that spring is coming (and also to be glad of the rain anyway). Here are some pictures taken over the … Continue reading

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