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The Fig Tree

                        for my parents

In autumn they tie the bare branches into loops,
Then build a shelter with wood and tarps–

The tree is my father’s island, the home he never left, 53 more words


New life: Fig trees

After looking at the state of the lemon trees, here’s some good and bad news regarding our fig trees. We have numerous wild green fig trees that grow around here in the hedgerows. 272 more words


Rainbow Lorikeets

Lately a few rainbow lorikeets have been visiting us, stopping to snack on the ripe figs hanging over the neighbour’s fence. How gorgeous are these beautifully coloured little birds!  20 more words


Surrounded by jungle's quietness at night

An extract of my Travel Diary from Thailand. This was the first trip of this characteristics I ever joined, the first time I was travelling to a country where everything is wild and rural outside the main cities, and where elephants and monkeys run free among the field crops and roads. 714 more words


Springtime 2015

Bluebonnets already bloom on my little piece of prairie. Looks like Indian Paintbrush is there too, and Indian Blanket might also be there already. That’s a very good start for my future Springtimes. 177 more words

Veteran Deciduous fig tree saved

Marrickville Council has, for the first time as far as I am aware, used cables & braces to stabilize a tree, rather than chop it down. 291 more words

Urban Forest

Sleeping at Khao Yai NP, Thailand


After heading to Thailand with a day of delay due to a strike on aircraft services… I’ve finally arrived!

Right now I’m lying on my bed, stuffed inside my sleeping bag under the protection of the mosquito net. 531 more words