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A few of my favourite things

As spring nudges at the door of winter, my little container garden opens its eyes and peeks out.  A few sunshiny days and bingo ~ pots of colourful pretties make such a sweet picture I can’t help visiting each day to see who else...

A Winter’s morning

A Winter’s morning ... It starts with a lazy roll over out of bed .... a perch in the early sunshine ... and as we wander around the billabong, the light changes, frost gleams, glassy water reflects,  a cormorant warms his wings, the day...

Summer Days 2017

A time capsule of a beautiful Summer at Wombat Bend .... we have been busy

The Days of August

There’s something so special and particular about August to me that I am forever sad when we reach the last day. It’s the light that changes by the moment; it’s the bursts of bright sunshine and the sudden sharp showers that sometimes even morph...

Winter Sunset

O what a sunset ! Do you really need to go further than our Yarra Valley for one of Nature’s best displays?

Thirty White Egrets

Thirty Egrets ~ Judith Wright McKinney   Once as I travelled through a quiet evening, I saw a pool, jet-black and mirror-still. Beyond, the slender paperbarks stood crowding; each on its own white image looked its fill, and nothing moved but thirty egrets wading...

A tapestry treasure

We have a new treasure in The Burrow .... in the bedroom. Look at this exquisite tapestry cushion, created by Jules Taylor, of Mercurious ( http://www.mercurious.com.au/ ) using antique textiles and each piece lovingly crafted .... our cushion is a miraculous match in tones...

Vintage Buick goes to a Wedding

We had some very special wedding guests in The Burrow a few nights ago .... I couldn't resist sharing some photos with you. Of course our guests were a delight, but just look at who they brought along with them .... their 1925 Buick...

Summer Morning

There are always pictures to be found ... early this morning, with a forecast of over 40 degrees, I was out with the Airedales about 6.30. The light on the newly baled paddocks was breath taking. The smell of fresh hay on the breeze...