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Smoky Morning Walk

Taken today on my walk with the Nokia 530 windows phone …

We all have wood heaters around here, and these mornings the smoke often hugs the ground.
we all have wood heaters around here, and these mornings the smoke often hugs the ground
heavy grey clouds obscured the sun as it rose, these are the first rays just after 9am
heavy grey clouds obscured the rising sun and it finally got a look, just after 9am
the sunlight is tinted red by the smoke, the kangaroos were caught by surprise and beat a hasty retreat to the back paddocks
smoke tinted sunlight caught the kangaroos by surprise, they bounded off to the back paddocks
the magpies let us get closer these days
the magpies let Vika and me get closer these days
the leaf cover on the trees by the dry creek is almost gone, soon it will only be the evergreens, the belladonna lilies are sprouting as expected
the leaf cover on the deciduous trees by the dry creek gets thinner by the day
this one is from the other day when the cockies were bossing each other about
this one is from the other day when six cockatoos were on the fence

Author:

I started blogging in an effort to keep the old brain cells alive. I'm writing a fantasy series, I take more MOOCs than I can handle, and am trying to get my Nikon D3000 off auto. I live in Victoria, Australia, with my husband and our dog, Vika.

13 thoughts on “Smoky Morning Walk

  1. Your cockatoos really love visiting and seem quite part of the family!
    We have wood fires around us too, and I do love it that we still are able to have them. The foggy smoke looks terrific!

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      1. Ahh, so do we, but nowadays solid fuel fires must be in a proper fireplace, else you are restricted to Saturday burnings only – for entertainment purposes. Have to get permits to burn off rubbish outdoors.

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  2. Years since I’ve seen smoking hovering over the ground, brings back the smell of the smoke, the chill in the air and the sun rising. Lovely. The cockies look like they have got together for a bit of a gossip.

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