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)


Thursday, June 24, 2010

Bird Bath

Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ A bird bath in a Dromana Hills front garden, Mornington Peninsula
Yard Art on Thursdays meme

Mini water world
Playground for bird travellers
Garden attraction



Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

I love this birdbath! When we had a reglar house we used to see more birds in our yard b/c of the birdbath I think than b/c of the feeders. This one is lovely.

maryt/theteach said...

A perfect Yard Art sculpture! I love it, Gemma! :)

ellen b. said...

That is very nice. I like it. I've been considering one for my yard...

Carletta said...

The lush greenery and the lovebirds give it a romantic feel.
Lovely find!

(Round The Bend)

hames1977 said...

hi gemma,

the sight of the birdbath have inspired me to make a write-up on this. a very good subject for a poem. thanks.



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