Anzac Square, Brisbane

Australia Photo ~ Palm & Boab Trees in Anzac Square, Brisbane Anzac Square is in the centre of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Associating bottle trees with the Kimberleys in Western Australia, when I first saw these boabs in Brisbane I felt there was an in-congruency. What I didn’t realize was their symbolic significance. The boab trees commemorate the Queensland Light Horse […]

The Pea Green Boat

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 […]

Kookaburra Sitting in the Old Gum Tree

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, […]