Last light in Mahogany Creek

Last light in Mahogany Creek a change for the better ?

A few days ago I left Mahogany Creek likely forever. After living in the same place for twenty six years I feel a sense of loss. Living in a forest has been a wonderful experience and a memory which I will treasure till my lifes end. But all good things must come to an end and so it has been with my forest existence but with ends come new beginnings. There are a number of projects that will never be finalised. I’m about three photos short of all the orchids that grow in the area,  two of them never appeared the third was seen but eaten by some creature before I got to photograph it. Likewise with the Stylidium (also known as triggerplants or trigger plants) is a genus of dicotyledonous plants that have the notoriety of being the fastest kinetic plants on the planet. W.A. is particularly rich in this genus. I may be a bit eccentric in todays world but seeing these native plants appear every spring added a perspective to life that was missing almost from the day I left the rural north west of England forty five years ago.

And so now its to Tasmania we are bound a new ecosphere a different climate and another new beginning…

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Reflections of a carpark

Reflections-of-a-carpark

Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Subico Perth Western Australia has a new car park which will be needed when the huge new wing of the hospital is completed. Its a practical building but very expensive to use being ‘Private’ they gouge the visitor to the hospital. A visit to a clinic always seems to take three hours or so and there is no change out of $20 for parking. Public transport is difficult if one comes from out of town because there is never any parking at the suburban train stations. Its there but never enough of it. Not good for a hospital that serves many people from outside of the metro area. Yet another inconsiderate action by a useless state government in Western Australia.

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Contented Sussex chook…

Contented Sussex chook

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Italianate Victorian Neo Whatever!!!

Italianate-Victorian-Neo-whatever

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Art Deco In Launceston Tasmania…

The Holyman Building Launceston Tasmania

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Kniphofia a pink South African

Pink Kniphofia from South Africa

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Wisteria its the blues in spring…

Its spring the blues always the blues...

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Malaysian daisies a very hardy plant…

Malaysian-daisies

From a small potted cutting given by a friend this Malaysian-daisies has flourished it is the hardiest of the hardy. It takes the Western Australian sun and dry summers and flowers all the time…

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Bristly Cottonheads…

Bristly-Cottonheads

When these fluffy yellow fellows the Bristly Cottonheads pop up in clumps throughout clearings in the Jarrah forest its a sure sign the spring is here even though the heavy rain and the thermometer would indicate otherwise…

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The many branches of education…

The-many-branches-of-education

A slightly different take of this series of the education departments complex looking through to the subject I remember going inside this complex on a job just after they first moved in. It would be an experience to go have a look twenty years on, and education perhaps…

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