What’s happening in our neck of the woods and in other necks not so woody

 

Tawny Frogmouths

They can be very hard to see, keeping motionless next to a tree trunk or branch with  matching patterns.

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Australia Day, 2019

Robert Canning had blessed the site at sunrise with a smoking ceremony

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2019 ~ Eos

Eos is one way of connecting to the basic elements of light, air, breath and nature.

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Boxing Day Eos images

Boxing Day Eos images

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Arbaro

We think syntax can join everything back again.

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Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos

A large flocks has been staying in this area of months now. Their favorite foods, banksias, hakeas and casuarinas are plentiful here.

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The Aussie Backyard Bird Count

The Galahs, Eastern Rosellas, Kookaburras were running late.

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Eos ~ 3 November days

I am a guest with nothing, except
this violent machine, the camera.

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We are all equal to a rat’s nose

And yet we value animals so poorly which has consequences for them and for us. The Nazis used the word ungeziefer (vermin) for Jews. It was a word that was spat out. Rwandan hate radio sought to demonise and ‘dehumanise’ Tutsis, calling them inyenzi, ‘cockroaches’.

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Marking the Armistice

I am thinking of Bertrand Russell recently released from prison (as a conscientious objector) who was in the centre of London when the Armistice was announced. He wrote: ‘The crowd was frivolous still, and had learned nothing during the period of horror. . .’

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