Nothing startling, just a quick post – well, it was supposed to be, except the uploading process went a bit strange. Nonetheless, most photos have been successfully uploaded (I had to abandon the tree photos), so here is the year so far in flowers and birds – with a few from West Perth. I think it has been so unremittingly dry that the roses are just not doing so well, and there is also no-one around to water the gardens. But there were a few:
West Perth Roses:
&, most surprising, a sunflower on a street verge – not common in West Perth, I assure you!
Flowers around MtLawleyShire:
In an abandoned garden – the apricot rose. It flowers and grows, surrounded by the straw-like remains of grass.
Hibiscus – they are such wonderful subjects, in glowing red:
or black and white to play with light & shadow:
the flowers of a coral gum:
startlingly delicate, this pale purple thing, and tiny white flowers from a straggling spiny thing in my garden:
And now some birds. They aren’t in my garden so much any more because one of their nesting places has been destroyed, but they are around:
A family of New Holland Honey eaters in a Grevillea bush:
they were singing and calling (they have a lovely song)
And this is why: a young New Holland:
& here – a young singing honey eater. He was so scared. His mother is just out of shot ona higher branch.
I hope to post more, including my walk home from work on New Year’s Eve.
I hoped you enjoyed my flowers & birds.