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Updated on: May 13, 2017.

Remnant Scrub Block, album created on August 25, 2013

I live here, on a small patch of scrub in the Adelaide Hills district of South Australia. Because of its shape and the general "poorness" of it (dry and exposed), the ridge it occupies above Aldgate Creek was not considered worth fencing for grazing. As a direct result, it retains much of the original vegetation. It has also seemed by passers by and neighbours to be "vacant" and has been used by dog lovers as a place for running a…

Lake Edward, album created on July 18, 2013

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Plants, album created on July 17, 2013

Prunus padus or "Bird Cherry"?

When trees fall down :)IMG 8036

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Greetings and AWOL from me (too) - 2 years ago

Greetings to my ipernity friends. Life here as been hectic and I miss the lovely connections here, so will be making a real effort to get back into it. Only another couple of weeks to go and then I will have the time to browse AND the internet connection that will make it possible. Until services are better (than 3rd world) I have to snatch opportunities when they arise. As this morning's batch of photos indicate, this has been a big family time for me. Most of those photos are restrict…

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Latest comments - All (22)
Thank you Rrrolf (and yes, it is. My children gave it to me as a gift ... :)
5 months ago.
I like your pictures of australian birds and your avatar. Is it drawn by Michael Leunig?
Greetings from Hamburg.
5 months ago. Edited 5 months ago.
Diana Australis
Diana Australis
Thanks for the kind message, Judith. We are in fact in Summertown just now, safe and well..."unlike so many others in the Himalaya at present. Thoughts are with them! Have a lovely week!
2 years ago.
Gosh, I have been away a long time.
It's been a testing time on a few fronts, but feel I am back in the land of the living again.
(No, that doesn't mean I have been very unwell, just not "up to speed")

The rain alone has lifted my spirits!

Thank you to all who have popped in; I am looking forward to catching up again.
My regards to you all.
2 years ago.
Thank you for visiting! I appreciate all your comments.
3 years ago.

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