Category Archives: Environment

A Walk on the Beach

Wander along the beachfront at Beachmere – see into the backyards of million dollar waterfront homes, and see what the sea washes up. Continue reading

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The Big Tree

UBC – Day 29 What’s in The Big Tree? Across the road from the house where I am caring for Lulu the cat, there is a big tree.  I haven’t worked out what type of tree, but it is two … Continue reading

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Home Grown

UBC – Day 28 Home Grown is Best! Home grown fruit and vegetables are best! Many folk do not, or have not, enjoyed the fruits of their own labour.  Especially now with many people living in apartments, there is little … Continue reading

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Spiders in Australia

UBC – Day 24 Australian Spiders Did you know that there are many spiders in Australia? It is reported that there are over 2,400 species of spider here. There are some poisonous deadly varieties, but it has been many years … Continue reading

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City or Country Living?

City?  NO! I have lived in country areas and in the city.  Where I lived as a child in Adelaide, it was right on the edge of “civilisation”.  Across the road from our house, was a railway line.  The house … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed!!

Catching Up I have been overwhelmed. I seem to have been in a “fog” since my return from the journey to the centre.  No doubt driving 7500 kms in 6 weeks can throw you into a fog when it is … Continue reading

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In the Van

I’m in the van for a couple of weeks, learning bit by bit about how to live in it.  I had hoped to be more practiced by now, but an opportunity to do some house sitting changed that.  I have … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Tree Bark

I often spend time looking at the patterns on the bark of trees – for some have amazing patterns on them.  Occasionally I take some photos of them.  When I attended the Anzac Service at Beachmere on Tuesday (April 25th) … Continue reading

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What Bit Me? Was it a Bite?

A strange thing happened last Saturday. I visited a friend who lives near the Caboolture River late in the afternoon.  Stayed for perhaps 30 minutes.  It may have been a little longer.  I didn’t check. When I arrived home I started … Continue reading

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How do you De-Clutter at Christmas?

I have spent much of 2016 trying to de-clutter.  I live alone in a 3 bedroom apartment.  My plans are to move (for several reasons), and have spent a lot of time trying to downsize/declutter.  I don’t need 3 bedrooms, I … Continue reading

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