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THE HERB GARDEN (and beyond) - Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne

I  split my time between The Herb Garden and Nymphaea Lake yesterday – about an hour sitting down in each place –  as I’m still not up for long walks yet. 620 more words

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It’s all a bit embarrassing.

I went for a short walk over to Nymphaea Lake (about 10 minutes from my front door) with my heavy-duty tripod and shutter release cable to photograph the water lilies yesterday and……………….. 148 more words

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AUSTRALIAN WOOD DUCK (Chenonetta jubata)

Over the last 4 years or so, I’ve become a rather prolific bird photographer.  I’ve photographed and identified nearly 100 birds in the Royal Botanic Gardens near my home, local bay side suburban beaches and the Great Aviary located at Melbourne’s main Zoo to the north-east of the city. 615 more words

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A Childhood Memory Rediscovered

Have you ever recalled the memory of somewhere you went as a child but can’t remember exactly where it is or even the context of the visit? 733 more words


Meet ‘Geisha’, ‘Mei Hua’, ‘Nephentes’, and Blahhh....

|:    Damn! I admire this city (Royal Botanic Gardens Edition) 

It’s been tooooooo long since my last post on July 2014. Business, laziness, or any ‘whatever-ness’… you name it, regardless of how colorful my last 3-months saga was, ranging from… 1,370 more words



I was all set to write the story behind my walk to a medical appointment at Olympic Park yesterday, but it kind of got lost in the telling, so here’s the images along the way to tell the story in pictures.   176 more words

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