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A Springtime Walk Through Eaton's Cutting

Usually we move at a good pace when we are walking in the bush.

However walking through Eaton’s Cutting at Red Hill in Springtime should be done at a much slower pace as there is much to see for the discerning eye. 275 more words


A wattlebird's moveable feast...

Over the long winter I have been exploring new parts of the Mornington Peninsula National Park. On Saturday I stopped at a small picnic ground on the road between Flinders and Rosebud. 105 more words


Spring at Greens' Bush

For various reasons I have not taken many/any photos on recent visits to Greens Bush. The weather has been cold and wet, it has been quite dark in the forest and most importantly not many birds have sat still long enough to take a decent image. 308 more words


The origin of Emily Holsman's beautiful pastel painting - 'Waiting.'

It was a chilly morning but the forecast was good. We could expect a fine, sunny day with a light breeze.

I had already walked the dogs and after donning layer upon layer of clothing, I left the house with my camera, gloves, beanie and yet another jacket. 262 more words

Pastel Art

The curious case of Emily Holsman's pastel painting - 'Tranquillity.'

David had bought the original painting of ‘Tranquillity’ when it was on exhibit at one of the local galleries.

It was one of the very first paintings I ever sold and I can remember how thrilled and delighted I was that it had found its way to such a good home. 261 more words

Dragon's Head @ Rye 16th Beach

As the name suggests, the rock formation at Number 16th Beach in Rye looks exactly like a Dragon’s Head. I first learned about Dragon’s Head from fellow Instagrammers. 343 more words

Exploring Melbourne

Emily Holsman's iconic pastel painting 'Bathing Box Beauties.'

The Bathing Boxes that are synonymous with Port Phillip Bay and Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula have long captured my imagination.

Built well over a century ago (in accordance with Victorian the morals of the Victorian era), many have been dutifully maintained to this day. 263 more words

Pastel Art