The southern Flinders Ranges

After we left our magical overnight camping ground, and our lovely new neighbours (and all the flies!), we spent some nights in Rawnsley Park Station. We stayed there two years ago, and this link will tell you more about the history of the station. It is a great place to stop. We did some walks around…

Copi Hollow peace

Some photos taken from our camping park, at Copi Hollow, one of the lakes in the Menindee Lakes System. You can imagine how difficult it was to see sights like these from the caravan! (Please remember too that these are my own photos and must be credited if reused.) I love this one because the…

How does my garden grow?

The trees in my street are beautiful jacarandas — one of my very favourite trees. I also have one in my backyard. Really, it is too big for my small yard, but I can’t bring myself to  do anything about it. The jacarandas were out in December and were simply beautiful. After some heavy rain…

How does my veggie garden grow?

On gloriously sunny days like today the garden is a wonderful place. The front of my house faces north. In the Southern Hemisphere that is the perfect light for growing vegetables. So my front garden is the perfect place to grow veggies. It is not big — only about 9 square metres — but that is big…

How does my garden grow?

My garden is only small, but I like to pack in as much as I can….. The hats on my ornamental garlics always bring a smile to my face.