Tag Archives: Menindee

An update on the Beckler’s Botanical Bounty Project

If you have been following my blog for a while you will remember the annual trips that the Fella and I make up to Menindee, a little country town about an hour out of Broken Hill. If you are new … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Earth

Thanks to Ailsa at Where’s my backpack? for this theme, which is in celebration of Earth Day. Hopefully we will be able to encourage our politicians to have policies that support our Earth too. It is tempting to publish beautiful … Continue reading

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Hills

Ailsa at Where’s my backpack? has a blog full of beautiful photos, and each week she has a theme. This week’s theme is Hills. Head over there to see what other people are sharing ~ some stunning photos there. You … Continue reading

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More Senna painting

A couple of posts ago I showed you the plant that I am going to paint from my time in Menindee. It is Senna artemisioides subspecies filifolia. While I haven’t begun to paint it yet, I thought I would show … Continue reading

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It’s such a pretty plant

There were ten artists at Menindee this year, and we were able to find nine plants from Beckler’s list. (Not sure what I am talking about? Have a look in the category Beckler’s Botanical Bounty on the side bar. Sorry, … Continue reading

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Collecting our plants in Menindee

One of the delights of the Beckler’s Botanical Bounty Project is going out into the field to find our plants. The habitat here, in the arid areas of outback New South Wales, always looks so desolate. Driving along in the … Continue reading

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Back in Menindee

Life was busy lately, organising the house and packing the van to get away to Menindee. Organising the house so that my friends could move in while we are away. But now I am up here. If you have followed … Continue reading

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It’s surprising what lives there…..

Even though I have travelled up to MenindeeĀ for five years now I am always surprised by the diversity in the environment. As I have said a few times, you look out the car window and see a flat, dry, uninteresting … Continue reading

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The end of the week in Menindee

Our week of botanical art was over in a flash. To bring yourself up to speed on the project I am involved with look at my Beckler’s Botanical Bounty Project category. The first step was to find the plants on … Continue reading

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Mutawintji National Park

I have just come back to Menindee after spending a few days in Mutawintji National Park. It is a couple of hours north east of Broken Hill. Have you ever seen the movie “Priscilla Queen of the Desert”? It was … Continue reading

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