Archive for: Gardens and Bushland

Dec 13th, 2011

King Parrots on my back deck

Today had been one of those not completely terrible but could’ve been much better kind of days and I was feeling a little bit down, and a little bit grumpy, and then this happened: And suddenly life doesn’t seem so bad after all.

Jun 8th, 2011

One ought not need an umbrella on a day like this

I came home from work this afternoon and sat myself down on the front deck with my laptop, and a coffee, in the sunshine. We have sunshine on the front deck in winter because the liquid amber tree very considerately sheds all its leaves to let the light through. There’s only a smattering of yellow […]

May 9th, 2010

Sundays In My City

Hosted by Unknown Mami Today I was treated to breakfast in bed. I received flowers, tea and chocolates, lots of cuddles, and the mini french press for coffee that I’ve been coveting for a while. Then I lay in bed with my book, my laptop (so I could write my post for my Mum) and […]

Feb 5th, 2010

Friday fragments and Linkfest No. 15

Hosted by Mrs4444. When you get to the bottom of this post don’t forget to come back up here and click on this link to Half-Past Kissin’ Time so you can go check out all the other fabulous Friday Fragments posts! I missed fragmenting last week and I’ve barely blogged at all recently, I ought […]

Nov 5th, 2009

A room with a view

I was sitting in the office this afternoon, by myself, listening to the sound of the creek at the bottom of the gully coming in through the open balcony door and thinking how lucky I am to be working in such a lovely environment. I’ve been meaning to take photos for a while now but […]

Nov 2nd, 2009

The Australian bush

This post is for Louise in response to her question about the landscape described in John Marsden’s Tomorrow series. I grew up across the road from “the bush” right here in suburban Sydney and there’s a little bit of bush behind our house now, we camp in the bush, we go bushwalking in all sorts […]