Category Archives: Adelaide

Red Browed Finches in the Garden

It took two years of planting, growing, flowering, seeding and not tidying the garden up to get the New Holland honey eaters to come to the garden. They came tentatively at first, one at a time, cautious about where they … Continue reading

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Saplings of hope!

It is that time of the year again when a gardener’s thoughts turn lightly to bare-rooted trees, as a future feast for both the senses and the body. The youngest was kind enough to indulge me with the first of … Continue reading

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Through a window, happily.

I now have a new addition to my room, next to the floor length window – a little desk. I have my laptop there, a jar of paper beads, sheets of paper, three pairs of scissors, a fine brush, some … Continue reading

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Guan Yi at Sellicks’ Beach, South Australia

One news site here is calling her a giant Buddha while another called her a Buddhist statute, but despite such cultural faux pas and poor editing, she herself is completely beautiful and all embracing. The statue we saw yesterday along … Continue reading

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Like it’s raining all over the world..

You know how when you go to Goa or Kovalam or walk across the sands in Digha or Rishikonda, you can close your eyes against the sun and sand and still know where you are by the ceaseless sound of … Continue reading

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A country road, a dog that herds poultry and a cockatoo that drinks champagne

I live about ten minutes from the road that snakes out of the heart of Adelaide and slowly unfurls its way past a series of car yards and hardware stores towards the Fleurieu Peninsula. I have always noticed that car … Continue reading

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Prayer!

A few days ago I went to a church and listened to some heavenly music. You know the type, Psalm 151, Symphony 97, Laudate Jehovum, Agnus Dei. For me, music is music is music. And churches here have to let … Continue reading

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