Category Archives: Foliage

The road less travelled


Today is my grand-daughter, Jasmine’s tenth birthday – I wish for her – a good road; a bejewelled road; a kind road; a healthy road; a joyous road; a peaceful road; a road filled with love, courage and confidence. May this … Continue reading

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Lavender fields forever


If you’re ever in northern Tasmania, a must see is Bridestowe Lavender farm for its pure, pure lavender oil.

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Night’s window


This evening’s portal into the night.

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That’s life


More often than not, an opportunity to be in the garden offers a time for reflection. I reflect on recent changes, our return from Prague and family. I used to say that all problems are solved in the garden. For … Continue reading

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Window Boxes of Prague


We are reaching the end of our stay in Prague. It was more than expected – a truly wonderful city. Here are some gardening ideas to bring home – we should all have at least one window box or the … Continue reading

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We’re back


After a long absence, cats and chickens and gardening in the mountains – we’re back posting – missed my blog – hope you are all still with me…. Join me for a cup of tea and a new journey… More … Continue reading

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Christmas in July


The annual Christmas in July expedition to country Victoria with the family’s Buick Car Club. A suitably cold day needing long coats and hats. A lovely, hot Christmas lunch and lots of classic cars. Our own white 1982 model went out … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day view from the back deck


Here’s to all mothers, especially those who cannot be with their children…. The view from the back deck embraces the colours of autumn and the sharing of moments.

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Autumnal Flora and Fauna


Our friend Mr kangaroo is a surprising sight in our front garden amidst the golden foliage. Such a contradictory image – a giant kangaroo nestled under a deciduous, European, weeping apricot tree – staring right at us!

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