2018 Frogs calling throughout the night again after a few weeks break. Most of them are concentrated in and around the greywater filter pond. First Citrus Swallowtail sighted for the year in the garden. Tomato bush rampant with growth and flowers and fruit nearly starting to mature closer to December. Black Ducks were emerging with … Continue reading November Observations – Petit Paradis
I sat in the park today and tried to be a little more 'present' than I have been capable of at home. Though the Little Fellas did not ease up on the distractions, it was pleasant to see the park with 'new eyes', much like being a tourist. I even walked back to the house … Continue reading The Park Life
After being absent from the garden for several days it was nice to see it 'exploding' in the early morning sunshine. It had rained a little over night and when the first light hits the garden with its warmth, it comes alive. There is buzzing and humming. A little moments worth of observation . . … Continue reading Late Spring Actions & Street Party
The big Bullfrog is calling away happily through all of the day and all of the night. He puffs up his throat and croaks and croons. He is happy in the greywater filter pond where he has taken up simply floating around the ponds surface and basking in the sun. At odd times a female … Continue reading Bullfrog’s Choral Choir
It has been a busy week, but there is no rest for this man. I am rather over-tired and I have some opinions to vent. Which I do very irregularly. But I will unpack a few right here and now. This past Friday and Saturday the SHOW has come to town. Well, when a very … Continue reading The Albany Agricultural Show – Trouble in Paradise.