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, September 23, 2013

like white brushes...


Amazing what flowers can grow along a coastal walkway.
I believe this is a white grevillea coming into bloom near Dromana beach.


like white brushes
combing the warmth of Spring
with soft beauty


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12 comments:

Sylvia K said...

And lovely little brushes they are! Delightful capture and words for the day, Gemma! Hope you have a great week!

Genie Robinson said...

Oh, so white and airy. Love the little nodules on the ends and the touch of pink in the background. Lovely. genie

Oakland Daily Photo said...

We call it Bottle Brush and only see it in red. The white is fantastic.

Randi said...

Beautiful capture! Have a great week!

Rambling Woods said...

Very pretty flowers...Michelle

Gunilla Bäck said...

Very pretty little flowers!

HansHB said...

Nice captured, well done!

Stewart M said...

The flowers at this time of year can be wonderful - we often go to the Grampians about now, but not this year.

Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

Laura said...

So beautiful Gemma, in word and image :-)

chai-and-chardonnay.blogspot.com said...

Lovely flowers!

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

The flowers are lovely, but your haiku is enchanting!

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edenhills said...

So beautiful and delicate! Lovely capture.

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