Tag Archives: spring

Bats

I went for a walk in the Botanic Gardens recently and on the way there saw a colony of flying foxes that have made their home in the park nearby. They are a strange and eerie sight these creatures with … Continue reading

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Geraniums (day and night)

Geraniums (and pelargoniums) are so cheerful and robust. They are flowering pretty much everywhere at the moment – great for one of my occasional posts about flowers in season. They have the disadvantage for this blog of being brighter and … Continue reading

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Shoots (more signs of spring)

In Auburn this weekend, and the vines everywhere – our back yard and throughout the town and district – are shooting. Tender green leaves emerging from seemingly nowhere; old and decrepit root stock (or newer vines for that matter) bursting … Continue reading

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Nests

It’s spring and the birds are making nests. I have seen a pair of murray magpies building in a tree near Kaye’s as I went for a walk in the past week or so. The photos below show them poking … Continue reading

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Blossom time again

Spring is definitely in the air here – over the past couple of weeks I have noticed trees blossoming everywhere, particularly almond trees, with their beautiful white flowers. We have prunus trees in our street in Auburn but they are … 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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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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Light (day and night)

This week I am celebrating spring and longer days. Yesterday was clear and warm, and we’ve also just had the full moon, so the sun has been right out there, both directly and indirectly. Climate change worries me a lot, … 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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