Tag Archives: Australia
On the edge of a geometric pavement at the Tessellated pavement ‘Beach’ Eagle Neck Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia.
Fuji XPro1 ƒ5.6 1/40s ISO 800 Canon 100-300 zoom
A walk along the River Tamar always reveals somthing of visual interest, a stick speared into the mud at low tide became an interesting reflection at a sunset high tide…
When I woke up to hear about the reinstatement of regal honours referred to as knights and dames on the ABC 6am news I cringed and thought it must be April 1st or something. Then when the magnitude of this insanity gelled I realised we are paying this regal aspirant Prince Tony half a million dollars a year to waste civil servants resources reestablishing something that was dead and buried forty years ago. He really doesn’t deserve the job. From attack dog to prince in six months thats quite switch, even the old rusting man of steel thinks its whacky…
This diversionary policy dragged from the annals of time in order of magnitude is about as low as it gets. This wannabe knight is a Rhodes scholar and this is the best he can do? I had my doubts about his credentials when he came out with the remarks during the carbon tax debate “carbon dioxide is invisible, it’s weightless and it’s odourless, was he on acid or something. It is the truth but in the whole debate it was said totally out of context – I have heard better replies from yr 10 students. Are Australians so gullible as to accept this lack of intellect in our elected leaders? It seems we are. When oh when are we going to get some solid intellectual debate, common sense and honesty governing this country. Speaking to acquaintances overseas about Australia they all ask the same question on most subjects Why!
Melianthus major is one of the most beautiful foliage flowering shrubs I know of. Melianthus major originates from South Africa and peculiarly compared to plants in the northern hemisphere becomes dormant in sumer. It has a large crimson flower spike which I have yet to photograph but who cares when it has leaves this gorgeous!