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Archive Dive: drama over the woolshed

Just lately I haven’t been taking many photos – sometimes that happens. Times like these, I reach into the archives for something I haven’t shared yet. 10 more words

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Australian Country Pastoral: gum tree, dry grass, and sheep

I had driven past this paddock many times before noticing the form of the tree: one day I spotted the way the treelet (for want of a better word) sprouting from its base was wrapping its arms around the “parent” tree, as though in an embrace.

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What Killed Cocky? (it's not rocket science)

I took a walk around a lake recently and found the skeleton of a cockatoo or corella – when my companions noticed spent shotgun shells littering the area, we put two and two together. 47 more words

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Postcards from [the road to] Geelong: deep fried satisfied

I love where I live, I really do – despite the glaring absence (generally) of interesting architecture: it’s as though the early visitors took a look around and decided it wouldn’t amount to much, so there wasn’t much need for prettying the place up with handsome civic construction. 83 more words

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Hanging About Natimuk: street bike

WHICH VERSION: MONO OR COLOUR?
Driving slowly around the nearby Wimmera “mountain goat” town of Natimuk, with the famous rock climbing destination of Mount Arapiles to the west, I saw this bike leaning against a tree in a back street, stopped the car mid-road, and jumped out for a quick phone camera snap.

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Life on the Edge @ Clear Lake

Despite the lake being a sea of “crazy paving”, there is life there in abundance.
This was snapped with my smartphone camera, hence lacking precise focus.

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Greetings from Geelong: vintage goes industrial II

This is the other end of the press in yesterday’s post. I liked the subtle colours so much that I’ve left this one unedited – I didn’t even find a frame to suit it well. 6 more words

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