A little walk in MtLawleyShire – flowers, trees, sunset and moonrise

Another little walk (to get cat biscuits and bread) & in the hot windy late afternoon – so much beauty which was unexpected.  I had thought most roses would be scorched by the sun & I didn’t expect all the trees with blossom!

Roses – sweet things amongst sun-scorched ruins of older blooms:

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pretty pink ones:

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Ones like vanilla ice cream with raspberry topping (as a friend described it) and lovely yellow:

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gloriously sun-kissed :

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and rich, beautiful red:

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Grevillea:

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Frangipani:

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native eucalypt blossom:

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Trees:

this is a pigeon-berry bush – yes, bush.  This particular specimen is over 100 years old and has been saved by people who have also saved a lovely old heritage listed place, turning it into a family hoe complete with 2 dogs & a gorgeous garden.  The strange shape is apparently quite strong, though it has lost some branches.

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My lovely friend, the lemon-scented gum:

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A tree in someone’s backyard now visible because three old houses on William Street were demolished – there will probably be boxy ugly flats with no gardens at all erected.  I am glad to see this tree and even gladder it is safe in someone else’s backyard:

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Peppermint tree & ancient eucalypt – the one with the soft fluffy yellow blossoms (those I always associate with May Gibbs Snugglepot and Cuddlepie)

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Tall trees growing straight on a street verge:

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Jacaranda in sunlight and pied beauty on the corner of William Street:

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Sheoak leaves against the sky:

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Sunset: quiet with wind calligraphy written in a light pen:

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the clouds low on the horizon looked like a wave of flames – presaging the heat gone & to come the next day:

 

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And then, the moon:

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full moon and golden

Finally, last glow of light in the sky

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yes – it was a busy little afternoon walk 🙂  I hope that this has not been too many photos…

10 comments on “A little walk in MtLawleyShire – flowers, trees, sunset and moonrise

  1. Madhu says:

    Those tall trees are magnificent!

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  2. Really beautiful flowers.

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    • thanks – the way I walked that day is past old gardens where there are lots of roses. & roses are always beautiful. The native eucalypt blossom is utterly lovely as well & was completely unexpected 🙂

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  3. kdkh says:

    I love your nature photos. How do you always have such great moon shots. What’s your secret?

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    • thank you 🙂 Moon shots? Um – it’s the camera & the moon. I’m jut the facilitator 🙂 But I am learning manual focus 🙂 Don’t always get the settings right tho’ 😀

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  4. bulldog says:

    When trees are involved there are never enough… love the pigeon-berry bush .. and the fact someone is ensuring it’s continued existence…

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    • It’s wonderful, isn’t it. Compared with where three old houses (around 1900 so very old for Perth) & their gardens were razed to the sand, it’s a wonderful thing. Glad you liked the trees 🙂

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  5. niasunset says:

    You took me again into this amazing world, Thank you, love, nia

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