Purple Haze

Purple Haze , a song by Jimi Hendrix , released in 1967, brings back memories from my teenage years. The lyrics from the first verse reflect my thoughts at present. Purple Haze all in my brain Lately things don’t seem the same Actin’ funny but don’t know why Excuse me while I kiss the sky These words were possibly written…
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Red Among The Gum Trees

 Today my inner voice insisted I wear red and not just the red coat dress but full on with red hat and boots. I listened and obeyed but later I did some research on the significance of colours courtesy of Empower Yourself with Color.It seems red is the colour of energy, passion and action. Red is a warm and positive…
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A New Discovery

As a keen gardener a visit to the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens always gives me great pleasure, regardless of the season . The gardens were established in 1818 and are Australia’s second oldest Botanic Gardens and is a  nationally significant site recognised for it’s cultural landscape and heritage values. The rotunda provides a great vantage point to absorb the beautiful,…
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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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