Council Maintenance! Yay! As I walked past the nursery on Frederick St, panning the cellphone as I went, this chap walked into shot on the other side of the road, so I clicked the camera. As you can probably judge from the scowl he was not a happy chappy. This became obvious when he started … More Walking the Dog
A Life Worth Living – Finding Meaning in a Meaningless World. Is the title of a theme the good pastor, David Robertson plans to discuss during a series of lunchtime lectures/talks at a local Cathedral in Sydney. As people are encouraged to bring sandwiches and wotnot this seems like a sure-fire way to give oneself … More Oh, for god’s sake! A Meaningless World?
Amethyst Sunbird (male) Amethyst Sunbird (female) Warmed the cockles of my heart to see this pair of sunbirds this afternoon after an absence of nigh on 18 months and even longer since I was able to get a photo. Ark
A rare treat indeed! Not one, not two but three Death’s Head Hawkmoth Caterpillars. All rescued from the attentions of the cats this afternoon, and carefully relocated out of harm’s way. Caterpillar 1. Caterpillar 2. Caterpillar 3. I contemplated bringing them indoors to raise them but as I have done this before I decided to … More Leading you up the Garden Path
I’m busy watching David Attenborough’s latest documentary series all about colour in the animal kingdom and I thought I would join in with a small selection from my own garden. You’ve probably seen many of these before so I hope you enjoy this sampling second time around.
Back Garden. Saturday 17/4/21 Ark.
”(And) my faith is based entirely on evidence. I’ve written three books of evidence – scientific, historical, logical, philsophical etc.” David Robertson – Evangelical Christian Pastor. Phil who?
”Me and my maker” Fondant covered vanilla chiffon. Robot, laptop and books in fondant. Designed and ‘built’ from scratch. Delivered this afternoon. Emilys Cakes
For me, one of the more difficult insects to photograph and I consider it a good day when I spot one and manage even a half decent shot. Ark.
Amegilla bee visits a Plectranthus plant by the pond. 12/4/21 And …. for your edification. Amegilla bees are a group of native bee species that do not produce honey but are important pollinators of crops and wild plants. Amegilla bees are not aggressive but can sting for defence. Plectranthus is the largest South African genus in the mint … More What’s the buzz?
Common Dotted Border (Female) Mylothris agathina Long Tailed Blue Lampides boeticus Photographed this afternoon as they visited the lavender at the front of the property.