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

 

Bushfires continuing, Sunday Nov 9

The dawn chorus failed this morning.

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Bushfires in our region, photographs

New analysis confirms the relationship between climate drivers such as El Niño, climate change and the Australian bushfire season.

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National Bird Week

The King Parrots and Galahs appeared in our large wattle just feet away, ten minutes afterwards!

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World Migratory Bird Day (Oct 12

Upriver were pairs of Sooty and Pied Oystercatchers.

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One hour, one morning (what we will miss

We have inherited such a beautiful world that we are wasting cruelly.

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Rare guest in the garden

Their food trees are not doing well in the dry so they are in the gardens after callistemons etc.

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The beauty of monochrome

The monochromatic images offer a dreamlike quality . . .

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Birds are beautiful and they know it, Oct 7

The peacock’s tail worried Darwin, and more, made him feel ‘sick’ . . . but then . . .

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7 days, poems & photography. Oct 7

Photography is a marvellous discovery, a science that has attracted the greatest intellects, an art that excites the most astute minds – and one that can be practised by any imbecile. Nadar

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7 days, poems & photography. Oct 6

If photography is to be discussed on a serious level it must be described in relation to death. It’s true that a photograph is a witness, but a witness of something that is no more. Roland Barthes

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