Tag Archives: Pets

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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Midnight

The medication makes me dozy so i sleep around twelve to sixteen hours a day in four-hour spurts. I have mastered the sleeping position and sleep so comfortably i do not need to move. i awake well rested and extremely cheerful.  today … Continue reading

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Drop bears target tourists, study says

Drop bears target tourists, study says BY AMY MIDDLETON | Drop bears are less likely to attack people with Australian accents, according to experts at Curtin University in Perth. DROP BEARS TARGET PEOPLE with foreign accents more often than those who are Australian-born, … Continue reading

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Choice

Someone on Facebook took offence at my jocular comment If I had realised at the time that Lebanese was actually a nationality, not a lifestyle choice, I would have asked her to marry me.  Damn. I deleted their comment, not … Continue reading

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Drought

Another Severe Thunderstorm Warning for damaging wind and heavy rainfall was issued this afternoon for our area.  The drought is so bad at present that everyone hopes the promised rain comes.  In all the time I have been here, I have … Continue reading

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Pound Frog

I spotted her for the first time last night.  Carl had dropped her off on New Year’s Eve.  He  found her when cleaning out the water trough at the dog pound.  She is an odd grey colour rather than green. … Continue reading

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2013 in review

In 2013, there were 143 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 1,338 posts. There were 326 pictures uploaded 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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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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