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The Figs

These figs have been giving our family a taste of Italy for over 40 years. Some of the trees have frozen over the harsh winters of New York, but some twig has always survived and once again we had fruit.


Raised footpath to protect significant tree

I was really happy to see that the Inner West Council is installing a raised wooden footpath over the tree roots of one of the significant Fig trees in Camperdown Oval.  172 more words

Urban Forest


When my son was in middle school, many years ago, his principle described him as “extraordinary.” It was a great word for her to use because it sounds really good to be extraordinary. 848 more words


The Fig Tree and Zacchaeus


This blog post is different than my usual pictorial based posts. I have been wanting to write this post since I started this blog several years ago. 1,080 more words

Our Brisbane Life

Monkeys and Vines in the West Bali National Park

The forest was incredibly humid, even for Bali.  We were tramping through thick, squishy mud, surrounded by thick bushes and tough trees, following our guide on a vaguely discernible path through the jungle. 2,229 more words


Australian textures

To contrast with the posts on textures in Switzerland, I’ve been noticing a few local textures that are very familiar to Sydneysiders yet seem completely foreign in contrast to the Swiss images I gathered  73 more words

The time is now

Lent 2 – 2016 Luke 13:1-9

Marian Free

In the name of God who, in an uncertain world calls us to the one thing that lasts for eternity – a relationship with God. 1,159 more words

Luke's Gospel