Australia, Environment, History & Traditions

April Fool Ghost

"So I woke up and my beautiful Schnauzer pup is laying on the back patio covered in dirt with a rabbit in his mouth. The rabbit's not bloody, just dirty. My neighbor's kids raise blue ribbon rabbits. I instantly knew it was one of theirs. šŸ˜¢ I took the rabbit away from my dog, rushed… Continue reading April Fool Ghost

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Australia, Environment

Kangaroos Hopping Down the Street

I never thought I'd be confirming an urban myth - that kangaroos hop down Australian streets. Australia's a first world country, (with a few exceptions), with over 22 million occupants, clustered in a few sprawling metropolises hugging the east coast. Noone still believes kangaroos hop along our city streets, do they? It seems I was… Continue reading Kangaroos Hopping Down the Street

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Australia, blogging

Dogs with High Intelligence

Many people claim their animals understand them: both the words they speak to their dogs and their meaning. It is claimed that Schnauzer Dogs are so intelligent, they may have a vocabulary of over 50 words! However softly I say to the Moth, "Shall we go for a walk now?" - the Schnauzers will hear… Continue reading Dogs with High Intelligence

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Environment

A Frog in My Garden

With the long awaited arrival of the recent rains, an old visitor returned to our garden. I do believe it is the same frog I wrote about him a few years back: - I had a delightful green visitor in my garden. I found him hiding in the inner dark and cool realms of a… Continue reading A Frog in My Garden

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Week 12 Finale Snappy H’appy Photo Challenge – Craft Activity Collage

WeliveinaFlat has been running a Photo along with Firebonnet for the last twelve weeks. I only entered week 7, so I had some catching up to do. There is so much to learn about camera apps which are downloadable onĀ  an iphone or android smartphone.. The first time I tried using them, I was hopeless… Continue reading Week 12 Finale Snappy H’appy Photo Challenge – Craft Activity Collage

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A Dog’s Breakfast – There is Something about a Schnauzer

Cattle dog, Corgi, Hybrid cross, Scottish terrier, Red Setter: I have had them all as pets at various stages, but to me, one dog breed stands out above all the rest. The Schnauzer. What is it about these pets that can turn the most unemotional, stoically, clinical person into a blubbering, child-like swooner full of… Continue reading A Dog’s Breakfast – There is Something about a Schnauzer

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Ceeā€™s Black & White Challenge: Pets. Michelle’s Weekly Pet Challenge

I am unashamedly prejudiced! Prejudiced in the sense that I think Schnauzers are the best dogs! Cee's fun Black and White pet challenge enabled me to explore post processing a photo which had plenty of texture. I chose this one as it shows plenty of the personality of these two dogs as well. They are… Continue reading Ceeā€™s Black & White Challenge: Pets. Michelle’s Weekly Pet Challenge