Tag Archives: spring

The pinky garden


This Spring, after a very cold winter, it’s a pink garden.

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Florence to Floriade


Our winter school term has just ended and we have made the seven hour drive up to Canberra to meet up with Daughter Number Two and her husband. No, it can’t be compared to Florence, however, since Canberra celebrates its … Continue reading

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Garden Gratitude Theme: Pink


No, not the popular female singer but the crimson colours of the camelias! On this unusually sunny morning and the walkways strewn with pink petals, it never ceases to amaze me how these trees push forth their abundance. In our … Continue reading

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A Sad Day


First thing this morning we checked on Pecker, picked him up and took him into the garden; sat with him and gave him his medication. His comb was still a little blue. There was a little shiver. We returned him … Continue reading

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The Bush Beckons


The Bush Beckons.

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The Bush Beckons


Why do we enjoy living here? This is the question I alluded to last time. I’ll give you four reasons. 1. The four distinct seasons Having grown up in the sub-tropics, moving to a cold climate, seven hundred metres above … Continue reading

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Antipodean Sunset


Antipodean Sunset.

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Malta Magic


(Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman) Despite our anticipation of Spring, it has still been freezing and we have continued to light our fire all week. In fact some news … Continue reading

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