I have been a bit missing in action this last week. It has been a funny year, so little travel, not even a lot of weekend camping trips. Although we had made a conscious decision to give up travel that involved flying before the pandemic hit, I do still miss it even if I never … Continue reading Missing in action again – #BookSnap Sunday
It is that time of year again and the flowers are inspiring.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CFD6KTnA4pc/ It is almost carnival of flowers time here in Toowoomba and spring is definitely in the air the gardens are looking magnificent! I seem to be on a bit of a botany bent at the moment with reading Richard Mabey's The Cabaret of Plants: Botany and the imagination. I would love to go visit … Continue reading Spring has sprung for #BookSnapSunday
Do trees have personalities, do they exude a sense of spirit, is it right to think of them as having a personality, of having an identity of some sort, probably not, but maybe if we thought more about them as a having a personality of sorts we might care more about them. It might be … Continue reading Old man Banksia rising like a phoenix from the flames.
Some of the wildlife from our recent trip to Woodgate.
S and I visited Childers. This is a town of memories for S, some good and some not so. The town itself has been a cane growing town for many decades and goes all the way back to the beginning of cane farming. These days it still supports the cane industry as well as the … Continue reading Childers’ Charm
Australia has the most magical environment, it is sometimes easy to forget how unique and wonderful our environment is, the flora as well as the fauna. I realize I take so much for granted. I sometimes look at European landscapes with envy, I am drawn to cooler and greener landscapes, but my own environment is … Continue reading Amongst the whispering Grandmother trees
Ada loves the beach. Hates swimming or at least any time her paws leave solid ground. Loves paddling and trying to chase those pesky fish. Chasing a ball on the beach and burying it are also fun things to do. Here is a few photos from locations around Woodgate Beach including some where we tried … Continue reading Simply K9 Joy
Afraid I have been a bit missing in action lately but I have really needed some down time to recharge and rejuvenate. I find I tend to absorb the stress and anxiety of others which can leave me feeling wiped out. Of late I have been a little surprised by the depth of anxiety being … Continue reading #BookSnapSunday- City of Trees
Caught the sunrise and shared it with about a dozen people and dogs this morning. S and Ada decided to stay in bed. It really was not that cold.