Floral Friday-15-2702


Floral Friday Challenge.


Botanic Gardens – Geelong
dragon-tree_4544A Dragon Tree from the Canary Islands

golden-barrel_4546Barrel Cactus from Mexico…

golden-barrel_4548definitely a prickly patch.


Floral Friday

Floral Friday




Cee’s Black and White Challenge:



 A selection of wheels…

wheel_0015bwIndian motorbike.

wheel_0016bwAbout a mid 1970s Holden Kingswood wheel on a

GTS model…read ‘souped up’…bigger engine etc.

wheel_0018bwThe Torana was a small car of the 1960s and early 1970s.

This one was probably the model after my first Torana.

If you have ever seen the Bathurst 500 (miles), now 1000 (km),

car race you will know that this little car won

many of the 60s and 70s races at Bathurst, NSW.

DSC_0426A 2014 VF Holden Commodore wheel.


I have enlarge this image so that I could read the badge on the front

of this car.

Although I have not seen this one in action,

I now believe it a USA car, but built in Germany.

It is an amphibious car and was made in the early to mid 60s.

Google ‘ampficar’

The Wikipedia article complete with images

Its bright red paint attracted me.

Red cars go 5% faster in Australia…

don’t know about other parts of the world 🙂


Another 2014 VF Holden Commodore wheel.


I am also calling this a wheel…it belongs to

General Motors Holden

an Australian made car…only for the nest few years though.


Cee’s Black & White: Wheels





A Word a Week Photography Challenge-Frame


My contribution for Word of the Week Challenge this week.



I think the tree frames, at least on three sides,

these African Fish Eagles nicely.







Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge-Bikes-and-Motorcycles


My contribution for this week’s

Fun Foto Challenge


cycling_4Some more of the inaugural Cadel Evans Classic…

cycling_7held a few weeks ago.

motor-bike_0015A reasonably old Indian motor bike.

melbourne1_1886Stepping off the train at Southern Cross Station

(Spencer St, Melbourne) I was greeted

by this row of bikes for hire.

Ride around a city?

Not likely for yours truly!


Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge: Bikes and Motorcycles




Black and White Tuesday15-2402


Black and White Tuesday,

 February 24, 2015


About twelve months ago, I posted a photo similar to this.

duck_0002Last weekend I decided to go have a look for myself.

duck-leigh-river_0006This section of the beautiful, but almost dry, Leigh River

was the setting of the Shelford Duck race.

duck_0027A few minutes later, the lead group of

seven hundred and fifty ducks came into view…



Hope you enjoyed.


A Word a Week Photography Challenge-Play


My contribution for

Word of the Week Challenge

this week.


My first sight of African animals…

impala_0504 was these bontebok…

impala_0505enjoying an early morning frolic…

impala_0509around their paddock…
impala_0510in Johannesburg.

There could be some blesbok among this group.  

To my eye they are very similar,

but both members of the antelope family.