A bit of light

The Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #162: It’s All About the Light

Looking into the light

Looking at a reflection

Back light inside

Back light with the Sun

Colour or Black and White?

Colour or Black and White with a splash of colour?

Do you mind!!

A Photo a Week Challenge: Attitude

Do you mind…..I’m having a bath here.

Not having a bath….why did you wake me up?

Even birds get hot

The Ragtag Daily Prompt Friday: Sweltering

A Spangled Drongo feeling the heat

Tiny, the King Parrot, on the verandah getting out of the sun trying to keep cool

A questioning look to ask if there is any bowls of cool water on the verandah

On the verandah

The Weekly Prompts Wednesday Challenge: Curious Critters

I have visitors who drop in from time to time. Here is a selection of those curious critters who like to see what’s happening on the verandah.

The King Parrots are always hanging about. This bloke is telling the rest of the King Parrots I am awake.

Then the others come over

Sometimes a Kookaburra will have a look around

A White-throated Treecreeper decided that the mat was ideal to gather nesting material

A Striated Pardalote hopping through one morning

The Female Bower Bird discovered me

A Pied Currawong was looking for a snack

After the fire I was making sure the birds and animals had food. The Satin Bowerbirds made sure they had food

The Male Satin Bowerbird always stood guard

A rare visitor was a Wonga Pigeon. I was surprised when he came onto the verandah.

This was taken a while ago when a Red-necked Wallaby joey was curious about some of the plants on the verandah steps.

It’s in the eyes

Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge – June alphabet letter I anywhere in the words or Eyes

Here is a selection of eyes to enjoy and a song to scroll to. All the names are in the tags if you are interested.

It’s cool in the shade

The Lens-Artists Challenge #152: Shades and Shadows

Chilling in the shade

At the beach

At the markets

Under the car

On the verandah on a hot day

Always can find a place in the shade

The world of shadows

Looking through my window

Shadows on the sand

The two of us feeling tall

Taking a stroll along the beach chasing your shadow

Waiting for morning tea

It’s my country comfort

The Ragtag Daily Prompt Thursday: Country Comfort

Have a listen while you enjoy my country comfort

The road to my place. In this post I haven’t included so much that happens here to keep it brief, no butterflies or insects, a few birds, no garden flowers, no bush views, I hope you don’t mind.

Mt country comfort in the bush

My favourite place to go and relax and enjoy the bush, the sounds and the birds

How I communicate with the world

The sheds are a place of work and contemplation

The garden relaxes

Some days I actually see sunrise

There is always visitors who come to the verandah and say g’day A male Satin Bowerbird drops in and is usually followed by a female or two. I can tell when the mountains are getting a bit cooler when the Bowerbirds come down from the mountains and settle here for Winter.

Tiny the King Parrot enjoys coming to the house to make sure I am OK. Not really, he’s just looking for snacks.

Sometimes a stranger wants to see why the verandah is special. A Wonga Pigeon was a first time visitor to the garden a few years ago. I hope they return this year.

Sometimes the king Parrots are quite curious on what I am doing around the place

The place to sit and relax and enjoy the country comfort. When are you going to drop in?

Hold on

Ragtag Daily Prompt Thursday: Cling

A song to hold on with

Green Tree Frogs in a rain gauge

Goanna up a Spotted Gum Tree

King Parrots are such clowns

Velvet Gecko on the door one night

Blue Damselflies….well…..yes they are