Books

The word prompt from Kate’s Friday Foto Fun: Libraries

Libraries
always full of books
now there are
places where you can
swap books
180523_blog challenge_books or paper_bookshelves_grafton
a place
to sit and read
or watch the people
reading180523_blog challenge_books or paper_qld library
books on all
subjects
arranged to
so you can find
the one you want190111_blog_challenge_blackandwhite_music_related_books

from the latest
to books
from the past
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My favourite part
in a library
is the mystery
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One of my favourite songs

A Snake or two

The Ragtag Sunday prompt: Snake
On the ground a harmless Green Tree Snakegreen tree snake02_binna burra_named_feb 2014
Or up a treegreen tree snake_named_binna burra_march 2018
Sleeping in a knot in the treecarpet snake_binna burra_named_jan 2014

or on the rafter
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A harmless python looking at me
carpet snake01_home_named_jan 2014

The featured image – A Red-bellied Black Snake in the wood pile. These will bite if provoked and will make you a bit ill

Sphere

The Weekly Saturday Photo Challenge from Sue: Sphere

I went in search of a particular sphere photo. I didn’t find it but found these
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flower_white_ball_native_named_coaldale_dec 2018

I found the photo and it is now the featured image

The Town Criers are an Australian band from the 60’s

Orange – flowers, the sun and more

The Weekly Photo Challenge from Jenn: The Colour Orange
Orange Nasturtium nasturtium_orange _close_binna burra_named_oct 2014
Orange Trumpet flowerorange-trumpet-creeper_named_home_sept-2016
Gerbera171017_orange flowers02
Leopard Lily171017_orange flowers03

Rose
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Just a leafleaf04_named_binna burra_oct 2017

Ochre Orange Butterfly
butterfly_ochre orange_named_toowoomba_jan 2019
Orange Palm Dart Butterflyorange palm dart01_binna burra_named_june 2017

Orange Streaked Ringlet Butterfly
orange streaked ringlet_named_binna burra_aug 2016
A fungifungus_small_orange01_home_jan 2012
Sunsetsunset_orange_named_caniaba_dec 2018
and anothersunset2_orange_named_caniaba_march 2019

Butterfly Beauty

The word prompt from Nancy: Beauty

For me the beauty of butterflies is a wonder to behold. I dare you to pick your favourite.

Black Jezabel
butterfly_common jezabel_binna burra_named_mar 2014
Blue Tigerblue tiger butterfly01_named_ballina_feb 2015

Australian Gull Butterfly
australian gull butterfly_named_home_feb 2015
Small Green-banded Line Blue Butterflysmall green-banded blue butterfly_named_binna burra_april 2015

Scarlet Jezebel Butterfly
northern jezabel butterfly_named_home_feb 2015
Orchard Swallowtail Butterflyorchard butterfly01_home_named_march 2016
Caper White Butterflycaper-white-butterfly01_named_home_nov-2016

Small Green-banded Line Blue
small green banded blue butterfly_named_home_march 2017
A Common Grass Yellow Butterfly
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Common Crow Butterfly
common crow butterfly_named_grafton_nov 2017
Blue Triangle Butterflyblue triangle butterfly_wings open_named_binna burra_jan 2018
Wanderer Butterflywanderer butterfly_binna burra_march 2018

Lesser Wanderer Butterfly
lesser wanderer_butterfly_wings_open_purple_flower_named_caniaba_jan 2019

Meadow Argus Buterfly
meadow argus_butterfly_pink_flowers_named_caniaba_jan 2019
Black Jezebel Butterflycommon jezabel butterfly_named_binna burra_may 2018

Common Ringlet Butterfly
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Line-blue Butterflycommon jezabel_named_home_feb 2015

Busy

The Ragtag Daily Word Prompt Wednesday: Busy

What could more busy than a bee or two.

A Carpenter Bee in among some Cassia flowersbee_casia_home_named_jan 2014
Of course I have to include my favourite Blue-banded Bee scrunching into a Blue Ginger flowerblue-banded-bee_blue-ginger_named_home_dec-2016
and this busy fellow from almost a year ago buzzing about a Lilli Pilli flower180420_blog challenge_busy_native bee
One of my all time favourite bee photo, a Stingless Native Bee cuddling a Water Lily flowerflower_grafton art gallery_waterlily bee_name_oct 2010

Birds looking at me

The word prompt from Maria at CitySonnet for April Photo a Day 15/4: Birds

little wattlebird02_binna burra_named_nov 2015

 

180629_blog challenge_black and white_birds_pied butcher bird

 

bower bird_home_named_dec 2015

 

red browed firetail_bird bath_named_binna burra_march 2016

 

eastern yellow robin_birdbath_named_home_nov 2017

 

whipbird_looking_named_august 2014

 

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Fire

The word prompt from Nancys Photo a Week Photo Challenge: Fire
So much fire.

There’s the to keep warm outside on a winters nightfire04_home_sept 2013
Of course there is the Fire Sticks plant in the afternoon sun
firesticks_named_binna burra_july 2017

or the flowers of a Fire Wheel Tree
fire wheel tree flower_named_grafton_march 2017
The glowing embers as the fire dies downfire03_named_binna burra_august 2015
Always need a fireplace190122_blog_challenge_fireplace_garys_duroux_rd_jackadgery
and firewood to go into the fireplace to cook or keep warm190219_blog_challenge_winter_firewood_ute
There is the fire of hell that religion depicts on church windowsstained glass_fire_avignon_may 2012
Some days it seems like our Sun is on fire170408_summer_fire02
The magic of fireworks180627_colourful_fireworks7
The skill of the fire twirler190128_blog_challenge_sunday_stills_night_fire_twirler1

The life savers in the Sky Crane to put out the bushfires
helicopter_fire_crane_caniaba_feb 2019

I couldn’t forget to put in a Red-browed Firetail finch
red browed finch02_binna burra_named_dec 2013

Or candles to remember and pray in the church
church candles_bologna_named_oct 2015

Blue

The prompt for the Weekly Prompts Photo Challenge: Blue
Agapanthus flowerblue agapanthus_named_home_dec 2014
Blue-faced Honeyeaterblue-faced honeyeater01_home_named_oct 2014

The blues of an Australian landscape
grafton_fog_named_june 2014
Blue Triangle Butterflyblue triangle butterfly_wings open_named_binna burra_jan 2018
A Blue-banded Bee in a Blue Ginger flower180327_before and after_blue banded bee_blue ginger

Superb Fairy Wren
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Just a blue bottle and a splash of paint
blue bottle_bologna_named_oct 2015
Of course nothing is bluer than the sky190411_blog_challenge_blue_sky