Australia Photo ~ Across the Bay – Evening Light Dawn and dusk are such peaceful times ~ This is the view looking east, through the eucalypt trees, across Moreton Bay, towards Stradbroke Island, as the sun sets behind us. The end of another day at the office.
Australia Photo ~ The Pea Green Boat The Owl and the Pussycat went to sea In a beautiful pea-green boat, They took some honey, and plenty of money, Wrapped up in a five pound note. The poem is by Edward Lear, first published in 1871 The photograph is taken from our office window. South Moreton […]
Australia Photo ~ Australian Island Living South Moreton Bay Islands Queensland, Australia
Australia Photo ~ Kookaburra This Kookaburra flew ahead of me as I walked through the shady glady gum tree woodland this week. “Kookaburra sits on the old gum tree, Eating all the gum drops he can see. Laugh Kookaburra, laugh Kookaburra Gay your life must be!” “Kookaburra sits on the electric wire, Jumping up and down, […]
Australia Photo ~ The Pacific Ocean from Stradbroke Island, SE Queensland, Australia Nothing between us and South America 😉
Australia Photo ~ A Moment in Time Brisbane Town Hall, Queensland, Australia The 70m clock tower that rises 91 meters above ground level, is based upon St Mark’s Campanile, in Venice Italy. The four clock faces on each side of the tower are the largest in Australia. Opened in 1930, the Brisbane Town Hall underwent […]
Australia Photo ~ She Oak on the southern end of Stradbroke Island Beach SE Queensland, Australia
Natural Bridge is an arch of basalt that spans Cave Creek, in SE Queensland, Australia. Water pouring down the creek bed over millions of years has eroded and worn through a thin layer of basalt so it now cascades through an opening in the roof of the cave leaving a natural arch bridge spanning the […]
Australia Photo ~ Epiphytes ~ Birds Nest Tree Ferns in the rainforest Epiphytes are plants that use another plant or object as a host upon which to grow ~ Their roots are not therefore in the soil so nutrients are derived from the air, the rain, and sometimes an accumulation of leaf debris. These Birds […]
Australia Photo: Epiphytes ~ Staghorns in the rainforest Photographed at Natural Bridge, one and half hours south of Brisbane in SE Queensland, Australia Here’s a link to some Birds Nest tree ferns (which are also epiphytes)!