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Liz Needle
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Wild Bird Wednesday
A visit to a local wetlands this week gave me a chance to snap some of the water birds. To my surprise I also saw a new honeyeater, but the little devil played funny games with me and would not stay still long enough for me to identify it, let alone get a p...

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Colour in the Garden
With the coming of Autumn, the garden is looking a little tired, but there are still some spots of beautiful summer colour.  Before long the trees will show their autumn colour and then we will be into winter. So, let us enjoy these vibrant colours for as l...

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Discovering Adelaide 4 - The Rundle Mall
Rundle Mall, originally Rundle Street is the main retail shopping strip in Adelaide City Centre. I remember it as a child as a busy, bustling street with tramlines down the centre and buses, including double decker buses. The picture on the left was taken i...

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Mellow Yellows
I love the simplicity of yellow or white daisies - surely one of the best loved of the flowers. They take me back to my childhood when we would make daisy chains with the 'dandelions' or play "Loves me, Loves me not" with the petals. Whether they be plain y...

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Country Reflections
  Our still summer days have produced very clear reflections in the local dams. Usually we have blue skies as well, but this summer has been very mild and often overcast and wet. These were taken in early summer after a very wet spring. Liz Needle  -  linki...

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Stunning Skies
http://skyley.blogspot.com.au/ Last Wednesday evening Adelaide was blessed with a stunning sunset which brought out the cameras all over the state, especially along the beaches. I think our Hills sunsets are just as special on nights like this one. Liz Need...

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White is not White
After a very wet spring and summer our front and side paddocks are still very wet and muddy, made even worse by the neighbours cattle that we agist. The water birds however, love it, especially a trio of Australian White Ibis who have moved in. I have troub...

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Honeyeaters in the Garden
Nothing new in the way of visitors to the garden this week, so I thought I would feature the honeyeaters that are very active at the moment.  We have planted a lot of native shrubs especially for the honeyeaters, but they much prefer to dine on the Fuchsias...

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Discovering Adelaide 3 - The Adelaide Oval
   South Australia' sporting supporters  are  justifiably proud of our latest acquisition - the new Adelaide Oval, a world class sporting stadium. It has not been universally accepted as many people believe the money could have been spent elsewhere, but no ...

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Monday Memes
It's a long time since I posted to these memes, so I thought I would catch up a bit.  A visit to the National Motor Museum at Birdwood and the Bay to Birdwood Car  Run netted these photos. I have a thing about these wonderful old vehicles. First a couple fo...
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