Saturday, January 2, 2010

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Why my garden does not thrive

The common ringtail possum grazing in garden


Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Monday, December 14, 2009

Thursday, December 10, 2009

First Microscope Picture - Can only get better from here


Not having used a microscope for over 30 years, I have just purchased one. Here is one of my first photos. My aim is to capture marine critters but sensibility got the better of me and I decied to start with my fish pond and bird bath. Salt water is very harsh, so freshwater is a good learning medium.

Sunday, November 22, 2009



Today we reportedly has one month's rain in one day. I have been watching this tree coping from lack of water. The resliance of the Australian natives.




Taken 5 minutes later as the sun is setting. View to the south



another 5 mins

This shows you have to be lucky with timing!


Saturday, November 21, 2009

Catostylus mosaicus (Blue Blubber)


This is a closeup of the bell on the Blue Blubber Jellyfish (Catostylus mosaicus) taken at Royal Brighton Yacht Club. In the last few weeks there have been reports of the Blue Blubber being in plague proportions. Large numbers have been washed up onto the bayside beaches.