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OLD MAN'S BEARD, TRAVELLER'S JOY (Clematis vitalba) - Royal Botanic Gardens

Finally, I’ve been able to put name-to-photo of a plant that fascinates me in the Botanic Gardens.

Fodrambler over at A tramp in the Woods… 152 more words

Nature Photography

Royally Botantic

Fluro pink puffer vest, matching runners, & full face of makeup. Two words – The Tan (aka The iconic Royal Botanic Gardens running track).

The diamond in Melbourne’s crown, the Royal Botantic Gardens are a great escape in the city with large, green & spacious well maintained grounds. 93 more words

Eating Out

Australian Garden Show Sydney 2014

As we say goodbye to the winter blues and welcome the arrival of spring, Sydney³ joined hundreds who attended the Australian Garden Show Sydney at Centennial Park. 327 more words


GREAT EGRET (Ardea alba)

I always get a thrill when I see and photograph a new bird in the Royal Botanic Gardens near my home.

Over the last couple of years the bird population has thinned out somewhat and I rarely see many of the species I first photographed in 2010 & 2011 when I first took up Photography.   400 more words


WILLY WAGTAIL (Rhipidura leucophrys)

I’ve been chasing Willy Wagtails a lot lately. Their quaint way of turning this way and that, as if to show off their ‘wares’ to a mate, make them unforgettable. 233 more words

Nature Photography

Rodney Beckett


Rapist controlled Melbourne woman’s life

1 Sep 2014 – 3:25 PM

A homeless rapist told a woman “you’re mine now” after forcing his way into her Melbourne home and taking a key so he could come and go as he pleased. 357 more words


Royal Botanic Gardens

On Sunday we went to the Royal Botanic Gardens for the second time (the first was deluge rain interrupted).

The gardens were opened in 1816 and cover 30 hectares in area.   69 more words