Category Archives: birds

Halls Creek Sitrep One

Friday marked the end of my third week in Halls Creek.  I am settling in at home though I still have some unpacking and putting away to do.  Slowly getting into the job.  Despite this not being the ideal time of … Continue reading

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Close-up

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A Brief History of Time

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Albany, WA

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Heron

Happiness is in the quiet, the petal falling from the rose, the light flickering as we sit silent. ~Virginia Woolf.

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Rare Sighting

The very rare Hochstetter’s Flamboyant Emu, Dromaius novaehollandiae hochstetteri, long thought extinct, has been spotted in Western Australia.   Second only to the Dropbear in rarity, The Flamboyant Emu is believed to be down to only  a few mating pairs. The … Continue reading

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Green, Green

It is surprising to see the difference that one hundred and seventy kilometres travel can make.  I have just spent two days in Albany, on a Disaster Management  refresher course. Disaster is never too far away here.  The current drought … Continue reading

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The Heat Goes On

The day began this morning with a cloud-filled sky.  The air was pleasantly cool and the breeze carried a hesitant promise of rain.  I was sure I felt a slight touch of moisture on my cheek, as light and as … Continue reading

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Aesop Reviewed

I chose at random a fable by Aesop, to see if the moral it presents has stood the test of time. Commentary: The moral seems to be a valid one, but on closer examination, the example given is so literally … Continue reading

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2014: The Saga Continues…

More mundane details of the life of an aging EHO… Today was a perfect day for a ride. The sun was behind clouds most of the time and the temperature was pleasantly in the lower mid twenties.  I set out … Continue reading

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