From The Mountains To The Sea

Red Heart - Magnolia Little Gem   "Flowers are natures finest gifts"   Camden "Nothing beats an early morning stroll"   Where Lovers Walk - Blue Mountains NSW Australia   "There is always a story to be told in the fog and mist"   Cobbitty NSW   One of a few reserves at Arcadian Hills... Continue Reading →

Through The Ages

We headed up to the mountains a couple of days ago. It was a smoke filled day, with ash fluttering around in the air. The valley's were laden with smoke and one could be forgiven for thinking it was fog, except for the dirty colour and the burnt vegetation.   Through The Ages - Jamison... Continue Reading →

Christmas Greetings

It's that time of the year again, The time we celebrate with our loved ones, Christmas! My favourite time of the year, Carols to sing, presents to open, And lot's of delicious food to eat.   Here in NSW a smoky haze lingers in the air, a reminder that not all is right and that... Continue Reading →

Eremophila Nivea

Lavender Bells   The pretty soft flowers of Eremophila Nivea "Blue Velvet"   Just a quick update on the NSW Bushfire crisis. It is getting worse. The Gospers Mountain fire is at emergency level. Green Wattle Creek Fire has now crossed lake Burragorang and is out of control and travelling quickly towards Oakdale and Nattai.... Continue Reading →

NSW Christmas Bush

Christmas Star   A very much loved Australian Native Plant of mine is Ceratopetalum Gummiferum Albery's Red. Also known as NSW Christmas Bush.   A few quick phone pics from yesterday as the smoke, ash and dirt became unbearable. This was taken from home.   I usually have clear views of the Blue Mountains from... Continue Reading →

Early December in the Gardens

Monday is my garden morning where I water and do garden maintenance, and this morning was particularly smoky. Eremophila Nivea Blue Velvet   As water restrictions start in a couple of weeks I thought I would try my hand at watering with the watering can. I so hate the thought of my poor plants suffering... Continue Reading →

Magnolia Little Gem

Unfurling   There is just something about Magnolia Little Gem. With a fragrance to knock you out and large glossy green foliage with bronze underneath.   Magnolia Little Gem grows well in part shade to full sun. It is suitable as a tub specimen for quite a few years.   For Photographers and Gardeners the... Continue Reading →

Bush Fire Days

These images were taken down the road at home. My husband had to hold me steady as I took them. The air was filled with dirt and smoke. "Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever." Roy T. Bennett, The Light In The Heart.     "There is a saying in Tibetan,... Continue Reading →

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