image Bryony Kennedyare the students getting hopping mad? Just thought I would share an image of the crowd that greeted a colleague when she arrived at work to open the campus library this morning, (thank you Bryony for sharing). The above photo was taken at our Ipswich campus. USQ has three main campus sites, the … Continue reading The mob waiting for the library to open.
#BookSnapSunday is a weekly bookish Instagram meme hosted here at Gum trees and Galaxies.com, if you would like to join in please feel free to leave a link to your post in the comments below. All you have to do is post an image of a book. Happy reading! https://www.instagram.com/p/CDp4_OzgRSk/ I read Micheal McCarthy's delightful … Continue reading Butterflies for #BookSnapSunday
#BookSnapSunday “If we are to attempt to understand Indigenous philosophy it has to begin with the profound obligation to land.”― Bruce Pascoe, Dark Emu #BookSnapSunday is a weekly bookish Instagram meme hosted here at Gum trees and Galaxies.com, if you would like to join in please feel free to leave a link to your post in the … Continue reading First nation farming in Dark Emu
A much needed nature fix on the weekend, we went down the range to Colleges Crossing, gentle idyllic part of the Brisbane River before it becomes the thick brown artery of the city. We used to live in the area when we first moved back to Queensland after ten years in the ACT. Colleges is … Continue reading Serenity and monsters below the surface
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"If we pollute the air, water and soil that keep us alive and well, and destroy the biodiversity that allows natural systems to function, no amount of money will save us".- David Suzuki Just could not let this day pass without acknowledging it and highlighting the importance of our environment and the importance of preserving … Continue reading International Day for Bio Diversity
Red-brown finches A quick post to get back into a normal swing of things, achieving a bit more this week I hope. So with the slight relaxing in the rules around movement, we managed to fit in a bit of a bush walk this weekend, nothing too exciting, just a quick trip out to the … Continue reading A brief escape to the country
I celebrated earth day by going for a walk at Kearney Springs and visiting the bat (Flying fox), colony that calls the park home. It is to the Toowoomba councils credit that they eventually decided to protect this significant colony, despite attempts to have the colony either moved or destroyed, a few years back. The … Continue reading Going batty for Earth Day
Being stuck at home I only have the local wildlife to appreciate. I have been watching a small group of Silvereyes, up to five individual birds, visit the elderberry bush in our backyard. They seem quite fond of the little black berries. All parts of the elderberry is supposed to contain cyanide-inducing glycosides? I wonder … Continue reading Silvereyes in the backyard
https://www.instagram.com/p/B-3DngNJWvr/ A few weeks ago I picked up a copy of Qing Li's Into the Forest. While on a short adventure to Wooyung we did go for a trip inland to Mullumbimby a great little town to stock up on groceries and enjoy a coffee or lunch. They also had a fantastic little bookshop and … Continue reading BookSnapSunday – Into the Forest