Monthly Archives: August 2013

Grass tree

This is an amazing grass tree. (The ‘grass tree’ used to be called ‘blackboy’ in pre PC days). They are very slow growing – less than 3cmm per year – and have the ability to withstand bush fires. This one … Continue reading

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wild park flowers

Even walks in the rain can produce lovely surprises. The wild flowers are sneaking through in Kings Park – these are the years first “Kangaroo Paws”. Worth getting wet for – and even the girls enjoyed running in the wet!

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Winter lemons

It may be raining , but even in winter we still get lemons. Don’t these plants know about seasons?

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It does rain sometimes

Contrary to popular belief it does rain sometimes here in Western Australia. This was yesterday on my way to Kings Park to walk the dogs – yes I do walk them in the rain! How dumb is that?

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Sorrento lighthouse

At the dog beach again – I seem to spend a fair amount of time there, I wonder why? Just to give some context I thought I would show the position of the harbour entrance and the lighthouse in relation … Continue reading

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IKea on sunday morning

So – as we are in the middle of renovations we needed a couple of things from IKEA. Ikea is a zoo at weekends so we decided to get there early on Sunday – it opens at 11am. We were … Continue reading

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Country lane

No, not an English country lane – my favourite walking trail in Gingin. As you can see the girls love it too.

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Sorrento dog beach

Is this an Aussie thing? This is the dog beach at Sorrento (there are lots up and down the coast) complete with doggy poo bag supplies! Turn right and you are on the horse beach!!

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Sorrento’s Marina

Hillary’s Yacht Club Marina Pens as seen from the harbour entrance. The houses of Sorrento (our suburb) can be seen beyond.

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Pattern in nature 2

The Indian ocean as seen from the Sorrento lighthouse looking down. Look carefully – can you see the frolicking seal?

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