I lurked by the abelia bush for ages, Nikon D3000 in hand, watching the progress of this hidden honeyeater through the foliage. I think he knew I was there, but he wasn’t timid as long as I kept my distance. And then, out popped his head and I clicked, hoping the focus was right. It was. I love it when I manage a shine on the eye, this one was a fluke.

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Thanks for looking.

I hope you are all enjoying a holiday break of some sort. Mine’s over, for tomorrow I begin working full-time on the second in my fantasy series – Cladessa – still in the revision / rewriting stage. Up to now, I’ve really only dabbled. Fortunately, I’ve reached the stage where, when I wake, my first thought is the story. Thanks to those of you who have emailed and told me how much you enjoyed Taniel. Your kind words make my day!

Thanks for reading.

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Birds

Gotcha! Eastern Spinebill

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This butterfly –  the Small White –  loves my lavender. Taken today with the Nikon D3000.

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Thanks for looking.

HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!

All the best to you and yours for 2018.

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Butterflies & Moths

Small White

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Do have a great weekend!

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Bees & Bugs

Bee Happy

Gallery

I’ve been okay – just lazy.  I have managed to post a few pics on the old blog, for I still have it, despite merging with this one so I could do away with it.  2018 will see that happen.

From the archives…

two rainbow lorikeets

I stopped feeding the birds while natural food is plentiful.

two rainbow lorikeets

I miss the Rainbow Lorikeets.

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I guess, with a second Murray River trip already done and dusted, I lost interest in writing about the first. I will share the Frogmouth story, though, and soon.

Thanks for looking.

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Blog

Hey there, yes, I’m still breathing…

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