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Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World

Perched on the side of the hill, with the Glasshouse Mountains providing a superb backdrop, are the Maleny Botanic Gardens.

Pack yourselves a picnic and head off here for visit. 222 more words

General Blog

Ode to Autumn

 The colours and fruits of autumn have captured my attention over the past few months when this series of photographs was taken.

I was hobbling around as I recovered from a leg injury which meant my ability to walk any great distance was impaired… so I carried my camera and Katie learnt patience as we proceeded on our gentle walks. 108 more words

Getting down with the kids (and other family days out!)

Saturday morning was another early start as it was Soccer Saturday – with each of the children having a different football match to play in – unfortunately this took place in two different locations so we loaded up the car again, clutching a lifeline bacon roll and a flask of tea and after dropping Tony and two of the boys off locally, Becs and I drove across to the second match location and set ourselves up in the sidelines. 836 more words


Enveloping fronds

Stag’s horn fern fronds like hands enveloped, wrapped around itself

Weekly Photo Challenge

The Cruickshank Botanic Gardens in Spring

On 9th May,  I attended the Cruickshank Botanic Gardens spring plant sale. After queuing for half an hour, and then buying as much as I could fit in my two bags, I treated myself to a tour of the gardens. 418 more words


The Edinburgh Edit

A city trip (sans kids) is the best energy booster you can give yourself

This week I went to Edinburgh with my husband. It is an amazingly beautiful city full of historic highlights.

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