AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)

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Monday, May 2, 2016

autumn flower...


autumn flower at the Enchanted Adventure Garden, Arthurs Seat...


autumn flower
alternative colours to
autumn leaves


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Sunday, May 1, 2016

perceptions...


my neighbour's washing and shadows...
I thought the middle shadow looked a little like a drooping flag on flag pole...


shadows
oddly reinvent
perceived shapes


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Saturday, April 30, 2016

signs of distress...


one of the finalists in the recent 2016 Montalto Sculpture Competition at Red Hill...
This one is called 'Evidence' by Julie Collins and Derek John...
The upside down trees represent an environment in distress...


signs of distress
overturned life
squeezed dry


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Friday, April 29, 2016

bits of fluff...


autumn morning skies over the Dromana Hills...


bits of fluff
mask the glow of
morning light


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Thursday, April 28, 2016

well being...


this sign usually only appears at weekends - outside the Hummingbird Retreat at Red Hill...
It's an added feature to the restaurant and accomodation available there...
The well being centre offers a range of exercise classes including meditation and yoga...
(The sign even has a little handle at the top for ease of transport...)


well being
a priceless asset
in our lives


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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

creased with ripples...


gently rippling waters at Mornington...


slow ripples
blue song refrain of
a sunny day


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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

she took her red hat...


little boat heading out to Port Phillip Bay from the Martha Cove marina...


dressed for sailing
summer lights and safety gear
and a red hat


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  • A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken. ~James Dent
  • Autumn is an introspective season when stray thoughts of the mind dive into the mystique of the soul - Gemma Wiseman
  • Autumn is the bridesmaid of Summer and the flowergirl of Winter ~ Gemma Wiseman
  • Autumn whispers the tones of yesterday in a minor key ~ Gemma Wiseman
  • Love is born / With a dark and troubled face, / When hope is dead / And in the most unlikely place; / Love is born, / Love is always born. - Michael Leunig's Christmas Song Cycle "Southern Star"
  • Spring paints the stars of heaven in Earth colours ~ Gemma Wiseman
  • Summer sizzles with a sibilant hush / Broken by dreams of / Clinking ice ~ Gemma Wiseman
  • The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul. - G.K. Chesterton
  • Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all. - Stanley Horowitz
  • Winter is the fire, simmering lonely in the soul ~ Gemma Wiseman
  • Winter is the shadow, the etching of the seasons in the mist ~ Gemma Wiseman

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