My family aren’t happy that the plovers have nested right outside our back fence, but I do like the photo opportunity. You may see that I posted Plover (Masked Lapwing) photos a few weeks ago. That nest was in a different place. The plovers were there for a week or so and then disappeared. Now they returned to make another nest near our place. Plovers lay their eggs in the lawn, and then protect their young-to-be very aggressively. They will … Read More
A couple of little treasures from my walk on the beach the other Sunday. We had some rough seas and the waves washed them up to me. It took me back to my childhood, walking on the beaches of the Sunshine Coast. I loved the rough weather as I knew that would wash up plenty of lovely seashells. Then I would take them home, name and categorise them, and add them to my collection. My mum still had my shell … Read More
It was a hectic Friday afternoon in September. I was so glad about this interruption. Late afternoon, I rushed to the service station to fill up with fuel. (I was meaning to do it all day.) Then on the way home, I spotted the moon above the horizon. I just had to rush to the beach. Dinner could wait! So glad I did. I am posting these photos now, because I read that this month, we are going to have … Read More
So often we think that we need to go away to see beautiful places. But we forget to explore what is at our own back door (or front door). For me this was a couple of kilometres drive down an old dirt road at Old Bar Beach to the southern entrance of the Manning River. I loved the sandstone rock formation at the edge of this lagoon. I must return again soon and explore some more.