Spirits are all around…..

…..if you look hard enough.

Terri’s Sunday Stills: Lifted Spirits

Unlike Terri’s husband 😉 I don’t have a spirits cabinet or any bottles either empty or full and my spirits are nearly always lifted as I enjoy my life and bushboys world.

Over the years I have tried to get images of spirits, ghosts, apparitions, phantoms or spectres. These are the ones I have found
Some are in treestree_old_axe cut_named_raspberry lookout_march 2020
Some in the waterghost face_named_grafton_august 2015
Apparitions can appear out to seaship_ghost_named_brunswick heads_sept 2018
Trees have many spirits that reside withintree-face_named_-sept-2016

Spirits can appear as unknown lights
ghost room_named_august 2015
or a face at a windowlooking-out-of-the-window_named_home_nov-2016
but often I find Ghost Spiders in the gardencrab_spider_ghost_leaf_garden_named_home_nov 2018

Flower power

Terri’s Sunday Stills: The power of fantastic #florals

Terri wants us to – “This week, for Sunday Stills, let’s blow up WordPress and the rest of the Internet with gorgeous flowers! We all need some hope and beauty in our lives. Linking to Sunday Stills this week will be like we are sending each other wonderful bouquets.”

Cee loves flowers too. Here’s to the flower of the day

lili pilli flower_named_binna burra_feb 2018

ginger flower_named_home_feb 2018

180326_chinese hat flowers_named

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sunflowers_lismore_farmers_market_named_nov 2018

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blog challenge_pink square_begonia_flower1

banksia_flower_named_brunswick heads_sept 2018

181101_blog challenge_flowers_grevillea_red

cats whiskers_flower_named_home_nov 2018

day lily_orange_flower_named_home_nov 2018

dietes_flower_named_home_sept 2018

flower_grevillea2_named_kyogle_august 2019

The Butterflies sending flowers
wanderer_echanacia_flower_garden_named_caniaba_june 2019
The bees toobee_pink_flowers_named_caniaba_jan 2019
The little Superb Fairy Wren has a flower for you toosuperb fairy wren_male_flower_named_lookout_mallanganee_nov 2018

Getting in close and green

Terri’s Sunday Stills: Up #Close and personal to #Green

A bit of variety of green, some old, some new images of getting up close and personal.
A green leaf accompanied by a Blue-triangle Butterflyblue triangle butterfly_close_named_binna burra_jan 2018
A Fan Palm leaf prior to openingfern leaf_spikes3_close_home_named_jan 2012
Wonderfully soft mossmoss_hanging01_close_named_june 2014
A bit of a King Parrot190106_blog_challenge_green_king_parrot_feathers
A Green-banded Line Blue Butterfly just sunning on the grasssmall green-banded blue_home_named_april 2013
Pine cones getting ready to growpine tree cones_binna burra_named_aug 2014 - Copy
Water drops are always fascinating water drops_leaf_named_home_jackadgery_feb 2020
Everyone loves a smiling Green Tree Frog190327_wordless_wednesday_green_tree_frog

Early to Rise

Terri’s Sunday Stills: #Early to Rise

From my place in the forest I don’t have a great vantage point to get a great early to rise photo. This is what I often can get when I am early to rise

sunrise_moon_named_home_jackadgery_jan 2019
You can see the sliver of our Moon in the above photo which was early to rise that morning too
moon_morning_home_jackadgery_jan 2019
Some days I can get to the beach when I have some time away and am early to risesunrise_apollo bay_named_march 2010
Our Moon can be early to rise. This was taken just after sunrise.190106_blog_challenge_new_3sunrise_moon2

 

A sweet future

The Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #83: Future
Terri’s Sunday Stills: #Sweet

Since the fire, I have been putting out food for the Red-necked Wallabies and anyone else who was hungry. A while ago I noticed one of the females pouch was getting bigger and eventually a Joey poked their head out (Jump for Joy) and the update

This morning a Red-necked Wallaby hopped in to the garden. I have seen her before as she was one of the regulars who came for food. Today, I noticed her pouch was a bit squirmy and yes she also has a Joey.

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As the Wallabies have Joeys, it points to a good season ahead. When the years are not that good as the past 2 – 3 years have been, there hasn’t been many young around. During hard times, Wallabies won’t produce young.

I’ll be keeping an eye out for others now. Having a photographic record I should be able to identify the females and those who have young.

What the shadows say

Terri’s Sunday Stills: What do the #shadows have to say?

They are the shadows that remind us where we have been
Running across
the rocks
perhaps
a party
to hostshadow on rock_named_broken head_april 2015
Leaning
on a post
a tree
a windmill
standshadow-post_binna-burrra_named_feb-2017
Memories of
sand
a beach
of sun
so brightbeach_grass_shadow_evans head_march 2019

The cafe
light
across
the table
shadows roam191017_blog_challenge_square_lines_shadows_chairs_cafe
Thinking
of home
the road
the shadows
the tree191003_blog_challenge_square_lines_road_shadows
and there’s
me
beside a tree
thinking
together soon190712_blog_challenge_blackandwhite_shadows_tree_me2
among
the dune
we stand
laughing
how tall
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Memories
tell all
of life
of love
of shadows191128_blog_challenge_quote_shadow_kim_me_beach_tasmania

Shades of grey

Terri’s Sunday Still: Living in Shades of Grey

All around
shades of grey
the birds
shades of grey
grey fantail_named_binna bura_aug 2016
A Greyt Fantailgrey_crowned_babbler_gully_home_jackadgery_july 2019
A Grey-crowned Babblergrey-shrike-thrush_named_home_sept-2016
A Grey Shrike Thrushgrey goshawk_named_binna burra_july 2017
A Grey Goshawk

Some animals
shades of grey
180828_blog challenge_shades of grey_calf
A calfpretty face_joeyscrtch_frontgarden1_feb2009
Pretty-faced Wallaby and her Joeyred necked wallaby_named_home_aug 2018
Red-necked Wallaby

Some insects
shades of grey
orchard-butterfly-colour
Orchard Swallowtail Butterflytriclista-singularis-horse-fly06_named_home_jan-2017
March Flyline blue butterfly_named_crop_binna burra_feb 2015
Line-blue Butterfly insideochre butterfly_small_home_named_jan 2012
and outer wings

Of course
the sky
shades of grey
cloud_named_caniaba_june 2018

171120_blog challenge_atmospheric_clouds05

storm02_named_home_dec 2017

and sometimes
our Moon
shades of grey
full moon_6

170418_bandw letters_m_moon

moon_bw

 

Goodnight

A few favourites

Terri’s Sunday Stills: Your #Favourite Photo

I have a lot of favourites so to condense down to a few is a challenge in itself.

I love flower photography
flower_petals_nursery_named_byron_bay_sept 2019
Blue-banded Bees are always a favouriteblue-banded_bee_basil_garden_named_caniaba_dec 2018
Rainbow Bee Eaters small and colourful190107_blog_challenge_birds_rainbow_bee-eaters
Orchard Swallowtail Butterflies are a treat to have in the garden190213_wordless_wednesday_orchard_swallowtail_butterfly
Getting photos of Royal Spoonbills was a quest completed181117_silent-sunday_royal-spoonbill_lawrence-wetland
The ever favourite water drop181220_blog challenge_light_water drop
Sunset is upon ussun_sky_fence_post_sihouettte_sunset_fire_named_caniaba_sept 2019
Just anothersunset2_orange_named_caniaba_march 2019
Grass seed heads are always a favouritegrass_seed_sunset_red_named_caniaba_may 2019
The Moon Flower that blooms on a Full Moon A favourite photo among lots of people171019_blog challenge_glow_moon flower
The Full Moon reflected on water somehow just grabs memoon_full_reflection_pool_named_caniaba_dec 2018