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WILLY WAGTAIL (Rhipidura leucophrys)

My second close encounter with a bird on Wednesday’s walk was an even more amazing experience (than the previous post).

Willy Wagtails are common, distinctive and well-known with their white eyebrows.   194 more words


RAINBOW LORIKEET (Trichoglossus haematodus)

I was lucky enough to see several Rainbow Lorikeets  (Trichoglossus haematodus) on an enormous Coral Tree (Erythrina) on my walk on Wednesday.

(note: the Coral Tree has several common names but for simplicity I’ll call it… 178 more words


PINEAPPLE GUAVA (Feijoa sellowiana)

For the first time in weeks I finally got out for a Photography walk in the Royal Botanic Gardens yesterday.  It seems like many weeks/months since I went for a long walk, but have to admit I was apprehensive and had 3-4… 449 more words

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Most Famous Royal Botanic Gardens in london

The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew in West London is one of the world’s most important botanical gardens. The 132ha (326 acres) large domain boasts a collection of about fifty thousand different plant species as well as many impressive buildings such as the Palm House and the ten-story Pagoda. 466 more words


23 Free Things To Do/See In Sydney: A Sydneysider's Point Of View

It is true that Australia is not my birth country, but Sydney has been my home since September 1989. Over 25 years on and I’m finding that there are still so many attractions to see, things to do and experience in this beautiful city. 387 more words


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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