Tag Archives: Herpetology

Spring at Last?

Spring is sprung The grass is riz And also Eric the Bobtail is. That was a short winter!  Eric appeared on my lawn this afternoon, strolling quietly in the sunshine.  Nice to see you again little buddy! Also I spotted … Continue reading

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Close-up

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A Brief History of Time

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Bob’s Return

Last I saw him he was down at the Library secret garden.    He’s back. Today I was sitting down with an iced coffee after a bit of pottering in the garden; picking oranges, squeezing them,  topping up the pool … Continue reading

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Racked With Guilt

I am mortified.  I pride myself on being a sensitive soul  and an animal lover. Not too long ago I felt a surge of paternal pride when the first frog of the season appeared in my pond. It was so … Continue reading

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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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Hangin’

There must be something about holidays.  Last time I had a break, riding north with Dave, I injured a knee on the first day and spent most of the trip nursing it.  This time, a week before my trip East, … Continue reading

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Suddenly Spring

The seasons change quickly (and frequently, sometimes) here in the Great Southern.   Today was a bright, warm and sunny Saturday.  A remarkable change from the bleak chill of a few days ago.  The garden is full of birds; I … Continue reading

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The problem with Travelling is that there is usually a Destination…

“The Road goes ever on and on Down from the door where it began. Now far ahead the Road has gone, And I must follow, if I can, Pursuing it with eager feet, Until it joins some larger way Where … Continue reading

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Oδος φιλη

I don’t know if it is the phase of the moon, the turn of the season, time of year, biorhythms, medication,  chemical imbalance, old age or what, but the only time I feel any joy is when I am riding … Continue reading

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