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Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

If you have stopped here for information on the Carnival, you may be disappointed. I missed the Carnival of Flowers itself, so there are no pictures of the annual parade, but what I did see is stunning floral displays that are the dominant feature of this event in Toowoomba, a large country town, about an… Continue reading Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Macro – Fern frond

Glistening in the gentle, sunshine of Spring

Delicate, fresh, primordial moment frozen in time.

Macro challenge gives one a chance to delve deeper and examine nature's complicated evolution on another scale to that which our eye can see

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Black and White Sunday – Cape Gooseberry

First fruit from my garden. It reminds me of being a child and playing in my Grandmother's garden, where Gooseberry like this grew wild. The paper cases are a delight to pull apart and inside you will find a delicious berry. Taken and adjusted slightly with Moldiv and the Nexus 4 Phone camera for Paula… Continue reading Black and White Sunday – Cape Gooseberry

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

Daily Post is looking for interpretations of "Inside"  -  I found this in 2 different photographs: Art created by Man: "Unnatural" The reindeer is encased INSIDE glass balls, an art installation at GOMA and   "Natural" A delicate yellow stamen in the indigo flower that is called Canterbury Bell. I marvel at nature's colour palette. More… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

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The Middle of Middle Earth – New Zealand

Windy Wellington is what they call it, for good reason. Although a stunning day was served up for our afternoon arrival, the evening and next day had weather forecasts predicting 130km/hr winds northerly gale. Well, Wellington is the only capital city located in the 'Roaring Forties', so it is hardly surprising.