Playing Tourist

I have just returned home after a few days playing tourist and exploring  parts of our island that I hadn’t visited for many years. The first stop was the Tasman Peninsula with its spectacular coastal scenery. The Port Arthur Historic Site is at the southern end of the Tasman Peninsula. Port Arthur was a former convict settlement from 1833 to…
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Black and White in a Winter Garden

Today I had planned a different location for photos but I got an urgent call to come into work at short notice so my Winter garden became a backdrop for some quick shots. I was so pleased this week to see the first daffodils , this coincided with the coldest weather our state had experienced for many years. Raffy, my…
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A Hat Fit For A Queen Among The Wattles

Golden Wattle (Acacia Pycnantha) is native to South Eastern Australia . The flowering season is from late July into August when the tree is covered with bracts of golden blooms . I always eagerly anticipate the arrival of the flowering wattles , they herald the start of longer days in the final weeks of Winter. The gold of the wattle…
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Black and Graffiti

On a cold and blustery morning we ventured to this area , the local skate park, situated at the back of the flood levee , now partially covered with graffiti or street art depending on your point of view.  For many years the local council removed any artwork that appeared on this wall but in recent times their attitude has…
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A Jacket by the River Side

Today was one of those magical Winter days , perfect for a stroll by the Tamar River, stopping for a few shots along the way. Wearing a Lisa Ho jacket , that appears almost cream in these shots , but is actually a light beige colour. I have had this jacket for many Winters now but it is still a…
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