Monday, 30 July 2007

Aurora Australis

Constitution Dock, Hobart. Saw this very large ship (relative to me, not necessarily to other ships!). I immediately recognised it as 'the Australian icebreaker', I'm not sure why??? Googled it tonight and found I was almost right... Aurora Australis.
The sunset had painted the clouds a very complimentary orange/pink colour.

Sunday, 22 July 2007

Plant sex...

I have been watching a succulent plant outside the kitchen window for the last couple of weeks. It has started to flower (spring must be on its way! Yay) and I finally managed a half decent photo of it. A couple of years ago I watched, entranced as a plant around the corner from home started to flower. The 'tree' was about 3 metres high and then a stalk started to grow from the centre. It grew another 3 metres at least and had the most wonderful spray of white flowers in a similar style to this photo. The really really good bit was that the flower stalk grew from nothing to 3 metres in only a couple of weeks! Amazing...
PS: How much deeper would the oceans be if sponges didn't exist?

Friday, 20 July 2007


Hot out of the camera... I'll let you know if you can't work it out...

Thursday, 19 July 2007

Winter Blues

The days are short, the sun stays hidden. Staying in bed with a book is a thing to look forward to... Spring isn't far away (well we are half way through winter) so a nice flower photo to whet the appetite...

Before you hassle me about spelling; to whet is 'to sharpen'... :)