Day twenty-one of Becky’s Square Tops Photo Challenge
Day twenty-one of Becky’s Square Tops Photo Challenge
Day seven of Becky’s Square Tops Photo Challenge
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Roofs of Any Kind
I did have to dig into the past as I didn’t remember to take some new roof photos when I was in town today. You may remember some of these
The roof of the kids playhouse I built. Now has some of my tools and bits and pieces inside
A mossy roof in Beaune France
From above a roof in Split Croatia
My favourite rooves in Toledo Spain
Some of the iconic rooves
The Sydney Opera House
Roof of the Great Synagogue (Tempio Israelitico di Firenze), Florence, Italy
Rooves with something extra
A White-headed Pigeon on the roof at dawn
A Blackbird in Paris
A Water Dragon sunning in the morning sun
Another favourite roof in Dijon France
Day twenty-one of Becky’s Photo Challenge Lines and Squares
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Roofs
Contains a swear word or two
This weeks Friday Friendly prompt from Manja: Bricks and Tiles
The Ragtag Daily Prompt Tuesday: Angle
What a month July has been. I haven’t been inspired to take photos. I have had a general malaise that has not been inspiring to take many photo and some I have taken are not worth the effort to place in my blog. Sorry everyone. This is my mediocre blog for the year. I have had some special moments. My best mate and his partner came for a almost a week, my bestie arrived a few days later and my “twin” and I had a great birthday together. (look back into my blog to realise why or there is a recent blog on Meet the Bloggers blog if you want to read)
Enough of being maudlin Let’s get going for some of my world in July
I have found grass seeds are quite striking. Perhaps they need a blog of their own? This seed head is a variety called Summer Grass or perhaps a Couch. So many choices I give up
Same with this one. I liked trying to get a good photo of grass seed heads, perhaps I should have tried hared.
The low chill stone fruits are flowering. The Peach has a lovely amount of bees. Maybe more bees next time.
The spider webs have been looking nice in the mornings. Here is a love heart for you.
One of the rusty rooves that didn’t make it into Becky #RoofSquares photo challenges
At the Lismore Air Show, some Black Kites decided to join in the fun. A Kite with a Pit Special acrobatic aeroplane. I may do another blog on the Air Show.
I like this photo even though it’s not the best. It’s a bird, it’s a plane. Yes it certainly is.
This is what a Black Kite looks like
Some Sacred Ibis did a formation fly over too.
A usual winter visitor is the Satin Bowerbirds. When it gets cold in the mountains, they come to winter at my place. This male enjoyed an afternoon drink.
The females and juveniles have similar plumage. I think this is a female Satin Bowerbird.
Enjoying a bath.
Looks like a grumpy Pied Currawong didn’t want me around.
Eastern Spinebills are lovely to have around the garden. Their distinctive wing clicking lets me know when they are around.
The Eastern Spinebill has found a potted Grevillea and has made the Grevillea its own feeding place.
It looks like there is no communication when the bird bath has to be shared. A White-throated Honeyeater and a White-throated Treecreeper aren’t talking this afternoon.
A Spotted Pardalote enjoyed a moment to itself.
A new visitor to my garden is a Striated Pardalote. Here looking at me as I was at my desk taking photos through the glass door.
I had four Pied Butcher Birds having a look for insect when I was cutting firewood. The sound of the chainsaw brought them to examine what I was doing.
A female Golden Whistler loved being in the garden. Often seen swooping through the sprinklers when I was watering the garden.
I often neglect some birds as I see them all the time. The little White-throated Honeyeaters love my garden.
My mission for August will be to get some good photos of Eastern Rosellas.
The wonderful Winter visitor to my garden is the Rose Robin. Such a lovely sight as he flits through the garden.
The photo I used in an earlier blog. Just had to include this again. What a lovely bird to have in my life.
The sun is setting so almost time to say goodnight or good morning, depends on where you are in this world.
This time of year, it is time to harvest sugar cane. Some cane farmers still burn the cane prior to harvest. This is the view of the cane fires from my besties garden.
The last light is almost upon us so I guess I’ll see you later.
See you later. Say G’day. I would love to hear from you.
It’s the last day for #RoofSquares in June. I have shown rooves from Europe, Asia and Australia.
For the last post I thought I would show you my rooves. Living in the bush a man needs his sheds. From the first house I built to the many sheds with their own purpose. OK I enjoyed building sheds. There have been previous posts with a bit of a story of the building. Have a look at the past posts The old house My daughters playhouse
Here is the rooves of my place
The remains of the first home I built. This part is the bathroom and laundry and is now where I park the farm ute, Old Smokey.
The girls playhouse totally built from recycled materials
The old chook house which has seen better days
The early workshop, feed shed and general storage
The same shed from a different angle. This part was the potting shed, garden tools and plant house.
The big shed. Has
junk worthwhile stuff, things that will come in handy one day. Built from poles in the ground cut, barked from the property across the road. They were going to burn the timber that was pushed down with a dozer and piled up. I asked if I could take some poles and built the chook house, this shed and a couple of water tank stands. The bit behind the water tank is where the Grey Fergie lives
Another view of the shed and carport. Upstairs is furniture that will be restored one day
The big tin shed that is becoming my new workshop
I almost forgot to include my home. Luckily I had this one from the Square Sky series
Thanks to Becky for hosting this photo challenge. I had fun and hope you enjoyed my Square Rooves for June.
Check out the rooves at Beckys
Some rooves from the early part of last century in Sydney when copper was a cheap roofing material
There are other copper rooves at Beckys
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