Floral Friday-140314

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Floral Friday Challenge.

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This week’s flower contribution also was shot at Warrnambool’s, Thunder Point.

flower_0558I have no idea what this plant/flower is called…

flower_0561however, after a searching Google, today, I found this blog

aggregata.blogspot.com.au/2013/01/cape-otway-trees-and-plants.html

indicates that it is called 

‘coastal everlasting plant’

Cape Otway is only a short(ish) drive from Warrnambool and Thunder Point,

so I am putting my faith in

aggregata.blogspot.com.au

 

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Whatever the flower is called, I bet the word ‘hardy‘ appears in its description because through the gap in the trees/bushes is Bass Strait.

EDIT:

According to

aggregata.blogspot.com.au/2013/01/cape-otway-trees-and-plants.html

this is a common coastal plant called 

Ozothamnus turbinatus 

common name

‘coast everlasting plant’.

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Floral Friday

Floral Friday

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A Word a Week Photography Challenge–Run

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My contribution for this week’s

 Word of the Week Challenge…

Run

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During my woolclassing life I used to experience four runs each working day.

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I promise that those four runs had nothing to do with the cook’s cooking!

impala_0505A ‘run’ in shearing shed parlance refers to each two-hour working period during the day.

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So rather than try to explain this I decided…

impala_0510to use some photos which I took on our first day in South Africa.

impala_0518The Airport Game Lodge in Johannesburg provided our first encounter with African animals.

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Late afternoon and early morning proved to be a time…

impala_0531when even African animals like to stretch their legs and show off a bit…

impala_0532just like lambs and calves do as they become stronger.

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 A WORD A WEEK CHALLENGE–”Run” 

(suellewellyn2011.wordpress.com)

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