Category Archives: snakes

A Brief History of Time

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Heading Off

Time passes. Listen. Time passes. There just aren’t enough days in the week or hours in the day.  Tomorrow, early in the morning, we head off to catch our planes out of Coolangatta; the girls flying to the East and I … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

Here in the great land down-under today is Father’s day.  We went shopping for a little something for Granddad yesterday.  It is hard to find a gift for the man who has everything he wants, and who has tossed out … Continue reading

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Beasts of the Field

Bay the frog, after sitting on her leaf passively for over two days, was gone shortly after I drank my dawn coffee this morning.  She was there when I greeted her.  Gone not much later.  I did not see her climb down … Continue reading

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A Sudden Increase in the Frog Population at Austral Pond.

Following a rescue operation down where works staff were digging out the creek this morning, I now have 13 more frogs in the pond at home. 15 turtles were relocated to a safer location downstream,  along with several gilgies.  The … Continue reading

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Zen, and the Art of Motorcycle Maundy

Saturday’s ride was an excellent example of a good day out solo. When last I saw him, Brenton had mentioned he would be working Saturday.  I had not heard from Andrew.  All the other bikers I know, being Harley owners, … Continue reading

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Dugites

After 20 months I am finally getting a bit of snake action. First call a couple of weeks ago was to a home where a baby dugite (Pseudonaja affinis, of the  Brown Snakes – classed as dangerously venomous and as a genus statistically … Continue reading

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