The Waiting Game

It’s cool, but not cold,

It’s light, yet a little dark.

I’m standing waiting.

 

Once again in a game where

There are no solo players.

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The Reason For Grevilleas

Little Brown Honeyeaters are only one of the many reasons I insisted we plant grevilleas in our back garden.  And they are one of the reasons I managed to photograph lately.

A Brown Honeyeater on our RSL Spirit of ANZAC Grevillea

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Why I’m Typing Up My Recipes

A little over 36 years ago, I purchased a hard covered notebook.  A5 in size, it wasn’t anything special, or fancy, but it was somewhere I could write down recipes.

Some belonged to my mother, some belonged to her mother and other’s belonged to my father’s mother.  Some recipes were given to me by friends, other’s stolen from magazines in patient waiting rooms, the sound of paper tearing not quite discussed by coughing.

There are even recipes within its pages that are of my own creation, as some of you well know by now.
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Feeling Knackered

This setting up a new home business is tiring, but thankfully, although it has meant feeling drained of energy, doing so is almost finished.

Of late, I’ve been staining the fence.

“That’s not hard!” I hear you say, and if I was 20 years younger, I would say exactly the same thing.  But I’m not 20 years younger, and the physical exertion it takes to paint those naked pine pailings, rails and posts have left me feeling like my arms are constantly carrying around 20 kilo (44 lb) weights.
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Exquisite Flowers

All of these images were taken in my friends garden.

I had just finished watering and loved the way the blooms were looking.

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