Hyde Park was drenched and wet and wonderful, although, as you will see in a later photo, the water is in a terrible state. But Autumn has almost finished and winter is in the exotic trees. Australian Natives, however, are just drinking the water in.
This is a tree in the Australian native section of Hyde Park. I love the contrasts of greens and the brown of the trunk.
The oak tree hasn’t yet lost its leaves which is strange, but it looks wonderful against the autumn colour:
I’m not sure what this tree is, bit I love the way it almost seems to dance:
There were swamp hens everywhere, but they rarely stay still for photos!
and ducks – I am always struck by the beauty of these:
The contrast of conifer and deciduous plane tree is beautiful and I love the shapes of some conifers.
I really should find out what this tree is – so straight & tall – & I love its bark:
The water, the reflections are lovely, but on closer inspection, parts of the ponds are not healthy at all.
But the plane trees & their leaves – beautiful:
Then the Moreton Bay Figs:
on the edge of the park – daffodils flowering – in June! This lets you know how warm it was, earlier in the month ( these photos were taken around the 9th of June)
On the corner of the park – an almost dead conifer made a wonderful straight line with a skyscraper in the city (maybe 10 – 15 minute walk) and a telephone pole:
Across the road, a liquid amber in dull colour:
my lemon scented gum:
& then I walked home the long way around and saw some galahs:
a hibiscus in a neglected garden
& a cat watching me from a lane
and that’s it for the time being. I have many more photos to post, so maybe I will post some tomorrow, if I get the time.
I hope you enjoyed it.