Living with Nature

Dare I get my hopes up that tomorrow will be a lovely day for Photography? Will Melbourne’s weather forecast be right for a change? Sunday 20 August Summary Min 4 Max...

I think this is a juvenile Grey Teal, but for a while I thought it was a female Chestnut Teal.  I used to see it often in the Royal Botanic Gardens...

Many moons ago, when I was more au fait with my computer, had more ‘grey matter’ in my brain and had Picasa editing software installed, I made 4 YouTubes from a...

One of the most magical times of day around my area is between 3.30pm and 4.30pm in the afternoon. Especially in winter when the sun reflects off the clouds like a...

Melbourne Weather Forecast – Thursday 3rd August, 2017 – cold, fog and a 90% chance of rain. Hmmmm…… We’d better have some re-runs from the archives again……and I feel like beach...

We’ve had some lovely sunshine in Melbourne last week and again this week (since the gale force winds over the past weekend), but I’ve had so many errands (and other commitments),...

From the archives……..19th October 2012 This series comes to you from the Dandenong Ranges National Park – the range of hills overlooking the eastern suburbs of Melbourne.  I have seen these...

From the archives……..19th May, 2013. One of the advantages of bird photography in the Great Aviary at Melbourne Zoo is the ability to use the waist-high guard rail of the boardwalk...

From the archives….. In all the years I visited Melbourne Zoo’s Great Aviary, I never managed to get a decent shot of the male Satin Bowerbird.  The 2 or 3 shots...