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Last Hint of Summer

Although we may now be in early December there is still a hint of summer that lingers on. Some of the summer flowers in our garden have weathered the autumn months and lasting in to the start of winter. 21 kata lagi

Flora & Fauna

Crook Neck

We were walking past Mabel Talbot Lake in the Perth suburb of Jolimont recently, and noticed this Egret hunting in the shallows. It was so engrossed in waiting for a snack to swim past that it completely ignored us. 18 kata lagi


There are pomegranates in the tree

Not sure where else I expected them to grow but they certainly caught my eye the other day. They are not a native plant of the Algarve, having been introduced from either Iran, Syria or Greece. 412 kata lagi

Flora & Fauna

Delicious, Nutritious and oh so… SWEET!

Can you guess which delicious fruit this is?

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, which means we’re about to start thinking about this little red berry. 259 kata lagi

Flora & Fauna

Cruising Into Cape Town

November 15, 2016:

So we’ve spent the last day and half steaming towards Cape Town.  Sadly, the seas have been very rocky, which resulted in major parts of the outside deck being closed for safety.   570 kata lagi

Travel Generally

Help record how our Garden Birds are getting on

Birdwatch Ireland’s Garden Bird Survey kicks off on the 5th of December this year. We urge as many people as possible to get involved as it is suitable for all levels of birdwatching. 97 kata lagi


I think it is enchanted or perhaps this is paradise

When in Portugal we are drawn time and time again to the Guadiana valley, and when in England I can, like I have today, lose all track of time and forget some of the ‘political’ horrors of 2016 as I scroll through my photographs of the Guadiana flora. 428 kata lagi