This first image I took from the top of the hotel I was staying at in Pokhara 2 or 3 years ago. Many of the buildings are now 4 and 5 stories high , not nearly as pleasing to the eye as they were the first time I visited nearly 30 years ago but the views were at times spectacular! Machapuchari is its name.
This was taken in the Kali Gandaki valley near a small village called Marpha, seeing the snow swirling off the top of this mountain was amazing.
Correas are one of the many native species that grow around my neighborhood and in my garden. At this time of year, autumn heading into our winter, ( no snow maybe the odd frost) they seem suddenly to be in bloom and the honeyeaters are loving it!
This one has green tubular bells……
I love the little buds they’re so perfect.
Th colours can be vibrant attracting birds and bees….
Different shapes and sizes and multicoloured …..
I like that they aren’t super showey but nestle amongst their clusters of leaves like small jewels. Im working on finding more spaces for them in my garden.
This is apparently an exact copy of London’s Big Ben and a popular tourist spot for locals to hang out….
in a beautiful city high in the mountains of west sumatra.
I happened to walk into a toilet block in Hilo Hawaii and was amazed to find this very detailed list…..
On the wall behind the toilet and wondered if this might generate some creative interaction as a result of the sign…… : ))
Deep in the countryside a weekend retreat…..summer has ended, the ground is thirsty, the rains have yet to arrive…..
Early morning view across the paddocks…
Later in the day clouds gathering…..
A walk along the track…..
A lone hoop pine shimmering in the late afternoon sun…..
Nestled into the riverbed amongst the rocks and weeds………
A chimney in the distance……
In the lap of…….
A beautiful autumn day…..its lunchtime, not the best time for taking pictures, but I was captivated by the water and light under the jetty…..
Old coiled chain links…..