Tag Archives: Australia

Sunday Trees – 424 – Spotted Gum

https://beccagivens.wordpress.com/2019/12/29/sunday-trees-424/ Spotted gum,  an endemic Australian tree, is one of my favourites.  Its bark creates artwork that no artist can match. Well, that’s just my humble opinion. 🙂 Some close-ups… I was tempted to peel off some of the … Continue reading

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Longing for Blue Skies (haiku)

~ Today in Sydney. I was going to visit my husband in hospital, but the smoke is choking me. We’ve never experienced anything like it before. He is fine in his airconditioned room. Please spare a thought and prayer for … Continue reading

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Jacarandas (haiku) – FOTD Challenge, 28 November 2019

❤ G’day folks! It’s  a LOVELY sunny day in Sydney. Jacarandas are still mesmerising, but not for long. “Jacarandas sway Scattered petals on the ground Goodbye November! ”   Wishing you all a very happy Thursday! ❤   (C) Copyright … Continue reading

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Smoggy Day in Sydney – Haiku

❤ My heart goes out to the victims of devastating bushfires in Australia. The smog in Sydney today reached New Delhi levels. I had to keep the windows shut in the morning. Then I took a taxi, air-conditioned, luckily, to … Continue reading

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Blue

Blue is one of my favourite colours. Today at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia, I took this photo, which is only a small part of a huge mural. And a friendly reminder : Wishing you all good health! ❤ … Continue reading

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Eucalyptus Sapling (haiku) – Doing our bit for the Environment

❤ Mother Earth cries out Plant a sapling in your patch Clean air for all life Recently, Mosman Council planted eucalypts all along our street. I’m glad to announce that only one sapling died, all the others are doing very … Continue reading

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Jacaranda Tree Still In Bloom – Haiku

Blue heavenly blooms Dazzle  in the morning sky December delight * Some Jacaranda trees produce foliage and flowers at the same time. I have noticed that these trees are the last to shed their flowers. While the other Jacarandas have already … Continue reading

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Agapanthus – Haiku – FOTD December 1, 2018

❤ The flower of love In full bloom – agapanthus Embraces summer ❤ What a gorgeous, sunny day in Sydney for the first day of summer in Oz! Even more appreciated after stormy weather, torrential rain and flooding in my … Continue reading

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To an Unknown Bloom – Rhyming Tercet

❤ You might be called a common weed Yet, in my not so perfect garden You are a blessed breed Without much effort on my part You thrive and smile Each morning when I start My rounds of greetings With … Continue reading

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For Anzac Day 2018 – 25 April

❤ I made this collage for my profile photo on Facebook to celebrate Anzac Day this year. In the group photo my dad, Lt Col Dr Bogdan Stojic, is easily recognisable in his Yugoslav uniform. These are the brave POW doctors … Continue reading

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