Family portrait

Yesterday, I posted a pic, introducing a new visitor to my front yard. Here he is again, with some cold, lazy friends

Wake up and stand up properly, guys.

Here’s the formal photo of the rest of his family/friends.

Have you heard the expression ducks in a row? Well, here are pelicans on a log, in a row.

Look who has come to visit

I have had a break from taking photos. I’d forgotten what a thrill it is to capture the moment in the lens. I’ve been very busy and there just did hasn’t been the usual number of birds around for a while. I’ve speculated about why this is the case. Perhaps the unusually wet weather around Australia has tempted them to go exploring and visit other areas, while food is plentiful. I’m hoping that other theories of disease and general bird numbers declining are incorrect.

I love these birds. I can watch them for hours, while they, in turn, watch me!! I think that this is a youngster. He was posing out the front of my house, showing off to announce his arrival. He knew I was there. I’m so glad he and his friends are back.

Surviving

It’s been very hot and I’ve been busy with my new shop and renovating the building attached to it. So, my glasshouse has been neglected. It’s on automatic watering, but not automatic weeding and tending. Here’s a survivor or two. I love the variation in the leaf colours.

Vaxxed, at last

He’s only 11, and his turn finally came about. I worry about him and all the other kids today. They’re so aware, but bravely face up to it all. ‘Specially love this one.

Such a big chair and a brave little boy
Lollies and a balloon but the eyes say it all
Childhood regained!!

Xmas fun

Santa came early so the g’kids get to enjoy some extra days of summer fun on the lagoon out front. This one is having a wonderful time.