Heading west from the Toowoomba range to Millmerran, Queensland

This weekend just gone I took a five day weekend and headed south of the border. Well really more south west but it was definitely across the border. I put on a number of caps for the trip, I was an interstate removalist,  a fruit wholesaler, a handy person, a providore,  a general hand, a driver and […]

Modernteering across Brisbane

Last Sunday, I joined in the company of about 40 people in a Modernteering adventure (a word to describe an “orienteering” adventure where the control points are examples of modernist architecture) across Brisbane. The starting point was a house in Aspley. When I heard the adventure was starting in Aspley I knew it would be […]

Winter Days

I took some photos for a friend of her little family down the coast and gave my camera some love last weekend. It has been some time between shots for my baby. Was quite good to have fun with the camera again as uni/work/house “reno” has pretty much consumed my life for the last X […]

The Tawny Frogmouths return so I blog again

The birds reappeared in the Silky Oak this morning. I woke up, looked out the window and there they were; preening their feathers in the early morning light. As per usual it has been about a week since they were last in the garden. What else have I been up to since then? Making use […]

The birds in our yard

We have many birds in our yard but on Christmas day there were two special birds in the yard.  This feather tells all. Do you know what bird this feather comes from?   It’s not from these birds (Trichoglossus haematodus or Rainbow Lorikeet) and it’s not from these birds either ( Cacatua roseicapilla or Galah) nor is […]