Pinks and Yellows

This garden reminds me of our farmgarden,

or at least plants in our farm garden,

when we moved in.

The iris did not flower and had a short stay.

Whereas the pink flowers seemed to

look after themselves and reproduce

in full colour each year.

Now for…

…some pinks…


….slowly blending with…



Very soft….


…with yellow centres.

Finishing (almost) with yellow centres…


…and some…

…stronger pinks.

Forgot about my all yellow images.


Too nice to delete.


Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge-Things-People-Drive


We did not get to fly in this plane…

but it was at our accommodation the night before…

our Muddy River Safari in Canada.

After a hearty breakfast it was all aboard.

We won’t forget this trip in a hurry as it was here while having

our life jackets fitted that MGW discovered a familiar face doing the fitting. 

A former pupil at the school where she works.

A day or two later we were off on an evening hayride at Banff.

Followed by a more comfortable mode of transport for two days. 

Who has never ever wanted to drive a train??  🙂










In a few months paddocks/fields around here…

and all over Western Victoria will be painted yellow…

as this years canola crops begin to bloom.


Below another version of field.

And within a few weeks crickets fields around Victoria

will be spotted with players dressed

in their traditional whites.

One side bats while he other side bowls and fields.

This young  player is about to field a ball hit by a batter.


One Word Photo Challenge-Landscape






On Monday morning I set off on a six hour drive…and this was all I could see

of the surrounding landscape.


Without warning I drove out of the fog into sunlight

and a sea of canola blooms guided me towards…


 my destination…Halls Gap.

Hall’s Gap is a pretty town situated in

the southern end of Australia’s Great Diving Range.

These two shots from a car park show

Halls Gap township surrounded by mountains.

 This end of the Great Dividing Range is known as

the Grampians.

Hall’s Gap is only about an hours drive

from where I spent most of my life.


 One Word Photo Challenge: Landscape