Jacaranda

It would be very remiss of me not to have a Jacaranda in Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: The letter J

You see, the city closest to where I live, Grafton, has the oldest floral festival in Australia, the Jacaranda Festival which begins tomorrow. Grafton has many Asian tourists at the moment coming to see the spectacular Jacaranda trees which line many streets and are in nearly every park in town. It is a fun time especially next Thursday when lots of the shops dress up and put on a show to entertain the tourists and locals. The streets are paved with purple and I even saw a Japanese tourist making a Jacaranda “snow” angel in one of the parks.

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Jacky Winter

Who is Jacky Winter I hear you say. Jacky Winter likes to sing his little heart out from the tops of trees where he can see all around but also enjoys sitting on the fence.

Jacky Winter is my entry in Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: the Letter J in a word.

Here is Jacky Winter singing for you from Graeme Chapmans birds songs

Jacky Winter on the fence
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High in the tree tops
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Always keeping an eye out
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Enjoying singing and his busy life
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CFFC

 

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Bricks or Stones

Another of my favourite photo challenges from Cee. This time Bricks or Stones

A wander around Clunes Cemetery found a decorated angel
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Again with a bit of sunlight for effect
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The old sandstone balustrade
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A few stones on the beach
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The mossy stones from the stone wall built 80 years ago
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The stone pathway with a bit of moss in the joins
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Black & White 7 Day Challenge: Day 1

Isadora at https://isadoraartandphotography.com invited me to join in this Black & White challenge. I may have to learn how to do posting with my phone for the next few days. Thanks for nominating me Isadora.

I would like to nominate Katie at https://www.theaccidentalaustralian.com/ to share a bit of Australia in b&w

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Rules are

• Post a B & W photo for 7 days.
• 7 black and white photos of your life.
• No people.
• No explanation.
• Challenge someone new each day.