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Spring in the tropics

We hardly get a winter in this region, maybe a bit chilly at night but nature sure does like to put on a show for spring.  Lots of trees blossom with cheerful colours and wildflowers dot the landscape.  Got to check out the Southern Cross University Arts vs Science event where they celebrated the local environment.  Friends of the Lismore […]

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Time & Tide

“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” Harriet Beecher Stowe Bit of a cloudy start to the day but always a delight to see what is happening around the shore line. Joining Linky Parties: Sky Watch Friday Chrisy’s Reconnecting With Nature party

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The earth laughs in flowers

Happy Thanksgiving to all my family and friends based in the USA.  Thanksgiving is my favourite holiday mostly because it is so uncomplicated, all we have to do is remember we have something to be grateful for. The earth laughs in flowers is a quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson a favourite poet. Am pretty sure […]

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All Hollows Eve

As it is Halloween or All Hollows Eve I am sharing some photos from a recent adventure.  We went out to look at a indigenous Bora Ring (ceremonial place) and found that the local pioneers liked the space on the hill as well.  It does have some amazing views across the countryside. True to the style of […]

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Jacaranda Season

Its that time of year again, bees are buzzing, the tropical version on spring has flown past and now almost summer.  Jacaranda trees are in bloom everywhere, bring on the theme song of purple haze.  These trees can be massive, like 20 metres tall when fully grown.  Grafton NSW holds the title for Australia’s oldest […]

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Pink Sky Mornings

They might say a red sky in the morning is a sailor’s warning but gosh when the sky is this pretty it feels like we could be off to a great start. Joining Linky Parties: Sky Watch Friday Chrisy’s Reconnecting With Nature party

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Setting Sail

“Twenty years you will be more disappointed about the things you did not do than on ones that you did, so throw off those bow lines, sail away from the safe harbour, catch the trade winds in your sails, dream, explore, discover. ”  Mark Twain  Looking forward to a big weekend of outdoor adventures with family and […]

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Time Travel

Time is the longest distance between two places. Tennessee Williams Am looking forward to taking a break to visit family and friends on the coast soon. Getting out of the city and into the countryside is the ultimate refresher.  Sharing a photo of from a riverside adventure. Joining Linky Parties: Sky Watch Friday Chrisy’s Reconnecting With […]

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The spell of the sea

‘The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.’ Jacques Cousteau Ever wonder what it looks like from inside or on top a light house? I love being outdoors, at the beach all the better and this of course is one of my favourites. Joining Linky Parties: Sky Watch Friday Chrisy’s […]

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Taking Flight

Take Flight is this month’s prompt for the Unruly Paper Arts Group and one of my favourite creative themes, floating on air and coasting on a breeze sounds like it could be fun.  So then this would have to be a favourite photo and memory of a late summer afternoon watching the sun set when […]