Black and White Tuesday17-1807


Black and White Tuesday


Some bird photos…
One of the many lorikeets…

 with an itchy wing.


I think this is the Straw Necked Ibis.

I have never seen it in flight and at close quarters before.

Therefore an educated guess..with the help of Google.

Coloured photos in Wordless Wednesday post.



Hope you enjoyed.



Book Review-Wet-Graves

Wet Graves


Peter Corris


Wet Graves is another in the Cliff Hardy series by Peter Corris.  Set in an around Sydney, Wet Graves follows the adventures, or obstacles that private eye Cliff Hardy encounters while solving cases for clients.

Wet Graves is a light read about Cliff Hardy who does not appear to be a rich private detective but does make ends meet.  Like many of this genre Cliff is a retired policeman who still has some contacts on the police force which help him occasionally.

I enjoy novels set in Australia, possibly because many of the areas and locations I have visited, during my life, or am at least familiar with.

Finally, I have to pay tribute to Peter Hosking who narrated the audio version to which I listened.  Peter has a gravelly voice which seems a perfect fit for Cliff’s character.  His variations also work well for Cliff’s mates as well.

I have only given Wet Graves a three star rating simply because it is not the first Peter Coriss – Cliff Hardy book I have read, but the first I have reviewed here.

 Not a heavy read but enjoyable.

I think

Wet Graves

 Wet Graves

is a


Goodreads readers have rated

Wet Graves

an average of 3.77 stars from 74 ratings and 8 reviews

Wet Graves

can be purchased on-line at

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Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge-17Wk29-1707


Odd Ball

Week 29, 2017


Due to shooting through a glass door… 

these are not good photos, however…

they do give two perspectives on the term

Morning Exercise


Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge-Week-29








We discovered last year that many of the…

old iconic buildings have parts of restored

when they disintegrate.


 I think the Colosseum is one of

the more intact, WYSIWYG.


 However, one part that was pointed out as original

is the paving shown in this image.

Building commenced in AD 72 and

was completed in AD 80.

This makes these pavers between 1,937 and 1,945 years old,

not to mention the millions of tourists who have walked

over them in the past few decades.


Thursday’s Special: Traces-Of-The-Past

Wordless Wednesday17_1207

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Sunrise on The You Yangs

The You Yang ranges are situated…

between Melbourne and Geelong.

This time of year they can make a good back drop for a sunrise.

As the year progresses sunrise will move further south,

or to the right of this image.


Hope you enjoyed.


Wordless Wednesday

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