Category Archives: Botanic Gardens

Happiness is …

… different things on different days, but what stays constant is the happiness from being with my family. Sitting on the back verandah reading a book or chattering to my sister in Upwey. Scones on a Sunday afternoon in KG. … Continue reading

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My happy place …

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Happy Place.” I don’t know how it started, or even when really. But for as long as my sister’s children have been alive (nearly 21 years at least) my happy place … Continue reading

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Quote of the day!

Talking animals! Who doesn’t like a film with good talking animals? Loving the 16 year old niece … as we sit trying to pick a movie we can all agree to. We were headed to an adventure in the Botanic … Continue reading

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Too easy!

You’re embarking on a yearlong round-the-world adventure, and can take only one small object with you to remind you of home. What do you bring along for the trip? So easy, what would I take, that little something? Before I … Continue reading

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A wet day last week …

… we went to the Botanic Gardens … it was cold, it was wet and it was beautiful …

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My beautiful Melbourne

My city, a beautiful city on the river, has always been my home. I belong here, I feel right here, walking the lane ways, riding a tram, sipping coffee in a cafe watching the city walk by. In this city … Continue reading

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A second wander through the Botanic Gardens at Kew #2

Beautiful mushrooms that reminded me of others we had seen a few of years ago here, in a hidden children’s play space. I found this photo from back then to share. These ones, woven!

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Love is …

Tis hanging out and just being … Tis a book given because you know I’ll love it … Tis things that make me smile …

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A good book

A day in the Botanic Gardens … nieces, nephew, sister and a good book. Summer in Melbourne!

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