Tag: birds

Money can’t buy me love…

Money can’t buy me love…

I’m not so sure – at $2/toy there’s a good deal of cuteness to be had outside the Salvation Army store today. I do love …

 

Ephemera

Ephemera

So beautiful. Early morning sun sparkling on the countless spider webs stranding across the graceful parsley umbrels. The seeds are maturing and already the replacement …

 

364 – Colour fusion

364 – Colour fusion

Every time I try to combine colours in some painting or drawing – any kind of colour design work – I come up with colour …

 

342 – Silver eyes

342 – Silver eyes

The birds are continuing to treat our food tree as the restaurant of choice. The silvereyes (Zosterops lateralis) are very happy to be dominating the …

 

335 – A welcome visitor

335 – A welcome visitor

I felt sorry for the little birds in our neighbourhood so I got some fat, rendered it down, added sunflower seeds and even sneaked in …

 

331 – Early birds

331 – Early birds

High drama on the back lawn early this morning. A hen blackbird had somehow managed to land a rather large earthworm. And like the rest …

 

302 – Paved with gold

302 – Paved with gold

What a simple joy today to spot a small troupe of goldfinches, in full winter regalia, foraging for food on the street among the cigarette …

 

275 – Sculptural renovations

275 – Sculptural renovations

Para Matchitt’s masterwork – the City to Sea Bridge – has recently had a very worthy update and face-lift with the addition of another bird …

 

254 – Time out

254 – Time out

Time today for a lunch in the sun with Marica – simultaneously relaxed and tense – have a bite of lunch, waiting for proofs from …

 

244 – Cabbage jewels

244 – Cabbage jewels

This afternoon it was totally still in the garden. Not a breath of wind. I could hear the bird calls echoing from across the valley …