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PhotoBlog 2011
This new PhotoBlog brings viewers a pictorial record of various random images captured by my camera during 2011. These photos are arranged in reverse order so the most recent images can be seen at the top of the album. Additional images recently added now complete this album to make a photographic record of some of the various events and activities captured throughout the year. Watch for a new PhotoBlog for 2012!
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Queen of the Night cactus flower only lasts one night
28 December 2011.

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Side view of Queen of the Night flowers
28 December 2011.

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Queen of the Night cactus flower
28 December 2011.

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Cluster of Pink Frangipani
28 December 2011.

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Cluster of Tropical Frangipani
28 December 2011.

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Sunset Sky beyond the Roses
27 December 2011.

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Hand-held shot of Total Lunar Eclipse
10 December 2011.

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Total Lunar Eclipse (hand-held shot)
10 December 2011.

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Sunday Morning Harvest
04 December 2011.
Zucchini, Parsley, Joy Choy, Paw Paw and Silver Beet, all fresh from my garden.


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Wax flower of Hoya carnosa
04 December 2011.

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Red Cactus flower
30 November 2011.

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Indigenous Artifacts in Canning Stock Route Collection
18 November 2011.
Ngurra Kuju Walyja: One Country, One People is an innovative art, heritage and cultural project celebrating the lives and stories of Western Desert Aboriginal people. It explores their connections to the country surrounding the Canning Stock Route as it bisects the deserts of Western Australia.


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Woven Bowls made by Indigenous Women
18 November 2011.
Canning Stock Route Collection.


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Bug on Daylily
17 November 2011.

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Daylily - 'All Fired Up'
17 November 2011.

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Baby Zucchini
09 November 2011.

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Christmas Lily
09 November 2011.

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Yellow Lilium - LA Hybrid
07 November 2011.

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Numbat Mural, Henderson St. Fremantle
04 November 2011.
A 25m Numbat spray-painted by ROA, a Belgian born street artist, who chose to paint the Numbat because it is an endangered species.


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Head of Numbat Mural
04 November 2011.
The artist believes that people who live in cities forget about their natural environment. He is very concerned about animals and wants people to think about them.


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Daylily - 'Long Stocking'
29 October 2011.

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Green Grub on Shasta Daisy
29 October 2011.
No camouflage here!


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Green Grub on Shasta Daisy
29 October 2011.

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Ripe Paw Paw fruit
29 October 2011.

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Chincherinchee
29 October 2011.

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In Memory of Clancy
27 October 2011.
Faithful Friend and Loyal Companion now resting at Rainbow Bridge.
Clancy 11 Jul 1999 - 27 Oct 2011.
Rest In Peace!


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HMB Endeavour, replica of James Cook's Bark
20 October 2011.
HMB Endeavour in Fremantle on her voyage of circumnavigation of Australia.


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HMB Endeavour
20 October 2011.
The Western Australian built replica of James Cook's HMB Endeavour deserves its reputation as one of the world's most accurate maritime reproductions. Construction began in a specially designed shipyard in Fremantle, Western Australia in 1988.


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HMAS Darwin at Fremantle Wharf
20 October 2011.
In Fremantle on active service for CHOGM.


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Everything is Shrinking!
19 October 2011.
Our new Telephone Books have shrunk! Old size on the left, new small version on the right. Print size has shrunk too and no magnifying glass is supplied!


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Fluffy Clancy with long Winter Coat
11 October 2011.

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Clancy before having his Winter Coat clipped
11 October 2011.

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Outdoor LED Superscreen in Northbridge
10 October 2011.

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Northbridge Outdoor LED Superscreen
10 October 2011.

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Magic Fire Rose
28 September 2011.

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Pride of Madeira flower spike
26 September 2011.

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Flamingo Rose facing the sun
26 September 2011.

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Pansy in my garden
22 September 2011.

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Wildflower Display at Kings Park
12 September 2011.

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Wildflower Display at Kings Park
12 September 2011.

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New Life for Spring
06 September 2011.
Weeping Mulberry Tree awakens.


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Border of Red Ranunculi in my garden
06 September 2011.

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White Ranunculi in my garden
06 September 2011.

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Yellow Ranunculi in my garden
06 September 2011.

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Living on the Streets of Perth
05 September 2011.
Chloe in her Mobile Home as she lovingly watches her master read the newspaper while she faithfully guards his worldly possessions.


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What is it?
05 September 2011.
The $1 million biomorphic sculpture by James Angus, which is the single most expensive public art commission in the history of Western Australia, has been successfully resurrected as a part of Perth City Council’s master plan to transform the landscape of Forrest Place and its adjoining areas in Perth’s civic centre.
That Million Dollars could have helped a lot of Homeless People!


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Potted Native Wildflower
4 September 2011.
Small Waxflower (Chamelaucium ciliatum: Stirling Range Form) grown from seedling purchased at Kings Park Festival last year.


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Small Cactus Flowers opening
04 September 2011.

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Birthday Roses
02 September 2011.
Celebrating three-quarters of a century!


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Birthday Roses
02 September 2011.

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Birthday Orchids
02 September 2011.

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Birthday Orchids
02 September 2011.

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National Wattle Day
01 September 2011.
Yellow Sandpaper Wattle
(Acacia denticulosa)


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Fresh from the Garden
26 August 2011.
This Swede weighed 700 grams and was delicious.


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Enjoyed 'Red Dog' at local cinema
24 August 2011.
Koko is a real star in his role of Red Dog!


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Another Magnificent Tree Lost
23 August 2011.
The drought affected Eucalypt shown on 09 April 2011 did not recover with winter rain and has now been removed. A brown patch of wood-chip is all that remains of this once magnificent tree.


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Orange Primula
03 August 2011.

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Snowflake Bulbs flowering early
03 August 2011.

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Who's New at the Zoo?
25 July 2011:
Two Dingo pups, born 13 March 2011, are brother and sister pure-breed Alpine Dingos who were born at the Australian Dingo Conservation Association in New South Wales.


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Female pup named Mirri
25 July 2011.
Pure breed Alpine Dingo pup born 13 March 2011. The female is named 'Mirri' meaning 'wild dog'.


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Mirri perched high on the rocks
25 July 2011.
Her brother named 'Daku', meaning 'sand', stayed hidden behind the rocks.


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African Painted Dogs
25 July 2011.
Perth Zoo now has five adult males, one adult female and nine pups.


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Portrait of Mara
25 July 2011.
African Painted Dog and mother of nine pups.


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Clancy ready to go to the Park
19 July 2011.

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Clancy at the Park
19 July 2011.

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Clancy's 12th Birthday
11 July 2011.
The miserable rainy day was spent snuggled up inside.


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Dusty watches Clancy
11 July 2011.

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Hibiscus in the sun
22 June 2011.

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Burgundy Iceberg Rose
22 June 2011.

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Pink Zygo Cactus
22 June 2011.

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Crow holding a crust of bread
12 June 2011. It put the bread in its mouth and flew off.

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Darter drying feathers in the Sun
12 June 2011.

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Three Birds with 'Backs to the Sun'
12 June 2011.

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Autumn Foliage in front of Skyscraper
12 June 2011.

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Salmon Pink Zygo Cactus
10 June 2011.

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Double the Load in the Twin Pram
07 June 2011. The twin pram holds twice as many catalogues, but there are disadvantages as it does not fit through the metal barriers on some of the pedestrian lanes I use.

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Rare Double Red Poinsettia
07 June 2011.

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Unusual Double Red Poinsettia
07 June 2011.

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Lavender Heads
07 June 2011.

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African Daisy peeps out of the foliage
07 June 2011.

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Heart of Burgundy Iceberg Rose
07 June 2011.

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White Spray Rose
07 June 2011.

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Brilliant Pink Iceberg Rose
07 June 2011.

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Pink Daisies
07 June 2011.

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The Bell Tower, home of the Swan Bells
06 June 2011. Northern side of bell tower, looking upwards.

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St Martin-in-the-Fields Bells in the Belfry
06 June 2011. The twelve bells of St Martin-in-the-Fields in London were given to the people of Western Australia to commemorate Australia's bicentenary in 1988.

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Glass Spire of The Bell Tower from Level 6
06 June 2011.

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Pastel Sunset
02 June 2011.

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Stunning Sunset from my front yard
31 May 2011.

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Drought-breaking Rain at Last!!
30 May 2011.
Wonderful to have 60 mm in my gauge.


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Rainbow after the Rain
30 May 2011.

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Circling around
29 May 2011.
Black Swan with five Cygnets at Queens Gardens.


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Cygnet about to go swimming
29 May 2011.
Queens Gardens, Perth.


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Autumn Colours on a nearby Fence
28 May 2011.

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Autumn Colours of Virginia Creeper
28 May 2011.

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Daylily 'Robbie Bush'
19 May 2011.

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White Daisies in Bloom
19 May 2011.

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Poinsettia in Bloom
16 May 2011.

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Winter Colours of Poinsettia
16 May 2011.

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Tree Dahlia high overhead
16 May 2011.

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Croton close-up
16 May 2011.

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Fig Leaves in Green and Brown
15 May 2011.

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Changing colours of Fig Leaves
15 May 2011.

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Fig Leaves turning Brown
15 May 2011.

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Fallen Fig Leaves
15 May 2011.

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Twin Vincas
15 May 2011.

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Curled petals of opening Frangipani flower
15 May 2011.

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Stunning Sunrise 1
14 May 2011.

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Stunning Sunrise 2
14 May 2011.

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Stunning Sunrise 3
14 May 2011.

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Stunning Sunrise 4
14 May 2011.

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Castaways Sculpture entry 'Free Range'
12 May 2011.
"Chooks are great foragers and the materials used to create these girls, all 100% recycled, reflect this".


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Castaways Sculpture entry 'Spill'
12 May 2011.
WINNER: $3000 Evermore Heights
Sustainable Living Award.
"Bringing awareness to the damage done by oil spills into our oceans."


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Castaways Sculpture entry 'Motorcycle/Recycled'
12 May 2011.
WINNER: People's Choice Prize.
"Discarded objects sit very quietly


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Pink Chrysanthemum
09 May 2011.

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Caught in the Rain!
28 April 2011. Welcome rain at last after the record long dry summer. Got caught in a shower while walking, but dogs stayed dry under the storm cover.

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Orangutan Treat
25 April 2011. This Sumatran Orangutan at Perth Zoo picks up a large Ice Block containing frozen fruit.

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Enjoying an Ice Block
25 April 2011. Sumatran Orangutan at Perth Zoo.

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Silver Beet and Dwarf Bean Seedlings
21 April 2011.

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Bright-eyed Vincas
21 April 2011.

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Pretty Flowers in my Garden
21 April 2011.

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Power from the Sun
11 April 2011. Solar Panels installed on my daughter's roof.

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Drought affected Eucalypt
09 April 2011. This magnificent Eucalypt at the local primary school has been badly affected by the drought.

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Early Morning Double Rainbow
07 April 2011.

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Pink Frangipani in my Garden
03 April 2011.

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My New Invention!
29 March 2011. The loops on the arm from an old Hills Hoist make an excellent holder for drying shirts on coat-hangers.

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Close-up of Coat Hanger Loop
29 March 2011. The coat-hangers stay securely hooked up even in windy conditions. Manufacturers should include these loops on the arms of modern Hills Hoists.

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Blue Salvia after watering
27 March 2011.

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Blue Hibiscus
27 March 2011.

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Earth Hour by Candlelight
26 March 2011.

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Firewood Banksia Twin Flowers
24 March 2011. Banksia menziesii in Kings Park.

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Ashburton Pea
24 March 2011. Swainsona maccullochiana in Kings Park.

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Batchelors Buttons
24 March 2011. Gomphrena canescens in Kings Park.

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Ringneck Parrot on my Rose Bush
21 March 2011. (Barnardius zonarius). It is lovely to have them in my garden, but they bite off the new shoots and drop them on the ground!

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Parrot is wary of the Camera
21 March 2011.

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Ringneck Parrot close-up
21 March 2011. Barnardius zonarius.
In Western Australia, these parrots are known as 'Twenty Eights' from their contact call, a whistled 'twen-ty-eight' in the forests of the south-west.


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Seed Pod bursts open on Elephant Ears Plant
19 March 2011.

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Maiden Hair Fern
19 March 2011.

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Spores under Holly Fern Leaf
19 March 2011.

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Super Moon Rising
19 March 2011. First glimpse of the Super Moon -- of course the wires had to be in the way!

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Super Moon at 6:35 pm
19 March 2011. The full Moon tonight has been designated a “supermoon” as it is the nearest approach of the Moon to Earth for the past 18 years, bringing it some 30,000 miles closer than usual.

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Super Moon higher in the Sky at 7:35 pm
19 March 2011. Hand held exposure.

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Coastal Scene south of Cottesloe Beach
17 March 2011.

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Celebrating St Patrick's Day
17 March 2011.
Cottesloe 'Sculpture by the Sea' 2011.


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Cottesloe 'Sculpture by the Sea' 2011
17 March 2011.

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Harnessing the Sunshine
09 March 2011. Solar Panels installed on my Son's Roof.

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The Karnival Rose
06 March 2011.

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Brilliant Pink Iceberg Rose
06 March 2011.

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Frangipani
06 March 2011. The humid weather enhances the perfume.

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Illyarrie (Red Cap Gum) in a nearby street
05 March 2011. Eucalyptus Erythrocorys

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Protea in local garden
05 March 2011.

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Letterboxes on my Delivery Round
05 March 2011.

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An Unusual Letterbox
05 March 2011.

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An Interesting Letterbox
05 March 2011.

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Illyarrie (Red Cap Gum)
05 March 2011. Eucalyptus Erythrocorys.

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Bougainvillea on a Fence
05 March 2011.

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Detail of Bougainvillea
05 March 2011.

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Sunrise behind the Frangipani
05 March 2011.

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Dusty's Fourth Birthday
02 March 2011. Visiting the playground on evening walk.

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Dusty with his favourite Ball
02 March 2011. Dusty blends in with the sand in the evening shadows.

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Me and My Shadow!
27 February 2011.

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Prickly!  Look, but don't touch!
27 February 2011.

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Cactus Flower
26 February 2011.

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Pot of Cacti
26 February 2011.

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Michaelmas Daisies
26 February 2011.  Also known as Easter Daisies.

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A new set of speedy Wheels!
22 February 2011. Acquired a new pram for my deliveries and this 3-wheeler is loaded up and ready to go. Just so much easier to push and steer than the old 4 swivel wheels.

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Up and Out before the Sun
08 February 2011. This new delivery job has me up before dawn to beat the heat of our long hot summer.

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First day on the Job!
08 February 2011. Started regular delivery of catalogues to 318 houses. This delivery, 18 catalogues per house = 5,724 items to be collated. Each letterbox got 500 gm of material, so that little pram carried about 159 kilos.

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Twin Blooms on Magic Fire Rose
04 February 2011.

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Coastal Daisy enjoying the Sun
04 February 2011.

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New Bi-directional Meter Installed
28 January 2011.  Now I will be able to receive credit for solar power exported to the grid. Old analogue meter only recorded power imported from the grid.

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A True Australian
20 January 2011. Kangaroo at Perth Zoo.

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Sadness at Perth Zoo
20 January 2011. Durka the Dingo will be sadly missed by all visitors to Perth Zoo.

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Contented Koala at Perth Zoo
20 January 2011.

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Moss at base of Water-well Pot
20 January 2011.

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Potted Gloxinia in bloom
17 January 2011.

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First Anniversary of my Solar System
12 January 2011. My 1.2 Kw system produced 2043 Units in 12 months, thus halving the cost of my electricity.

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Pink Frangipani in bloom
06 January 2011.

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Queen of the Night cactus flower
02 January 2011, taken at 10:57 pm.

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Fading Sunset from my back yard
02 January 2011.

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Sunset from my front yard
02 January 2011.

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Yellow Dahlia in golden glow of evening
02 January 2011.

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New Calendar for a New Year
01 January 2011.

   
 
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