Category Archives: animal behaviour

The nest.


Managed to get up enough energy today to create this still-life photograph. Shai’s Cockatiels keep laying infertile eggs. She has three birds, two females and one male. Jasper – the male is desperately in love with Freckles, who urges him … Continue reading

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Lamp posts


Thoughts tumble like sharp stones in my mind. Chasing the elusive rainbows of sleep all I find are murky corners, where dis ease lurks. What is happiness anyway? My dog knows happiness. It is a lamp post…and the next and … Continue reading

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A pot pourri post.


Oh my! I just heard the weather report and had to go and check my favourite weather site online to make sure, because I’m sure it said it’s going to be 31 degree’s here on the coast tomorrow. That’s ok. … Continue reading

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Portrait photography.


  So yes, I am a frustrated photographer at heart. I only know the basics, but now that I have glasses it’s making things a lot easier 🙂 Yesterday my daughter and her friend asked me to help them get … Continue reading

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Family outback adventures (Final episode – part 4)


Ok, so this is the last episode of our outback adventures – and I think it’s the funniest. Especially the end. I think by this time we were getting a bit of desert fever or something. Continuing on from the … Continue reading

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My husband has fallen in love (and lost his mind!)


So we’re out and about today doing some shopping and I happened to see a pet shop. I love looking at animals, so of course I took a wander in, with hubby grumbling behind me. “Why are we going in … Continue reading

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Knowing “when it’s time.”


I am very emotional today. One of our dogs, who went blind just over a year ago, had a seizure the other night. It wasn’t very long, about 6-8 seconds but unmistakably a seizure. We’ve suspected all along that there … Continue reading

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How to “twerk”. (I urge you to learn.)


Well I’ve learned something new today. Twerking. I’ve only just discovered what this word means because of the flurry of Miley Cyrus gossip going on in regards to her (porno movie practise), ahem, “performance” at the MTV Video music awards. … Continue reading

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Rainbows, smiles and gallbladders.


It’s been a weird week. On Monday morning my daughter screamed out to me “Mum, quick the dog’s got something in the backyard!” Oh no! Not another bloody chicken, I thought…. Nope, this time it was a baby Rainbow Lorikeet. … Continue reading

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The undead zone.


I often think about aliens. Not little green men aliens but a far superior species to human beings, so far from our silly little science fiction notions that we just can’t even imagine a race so different and so much … Continue reading

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