Monthly Archives: June 2014

Dogs on the Backs of Utes 18 – Vale Mary

Terrible things happen on farms. I took these photos of my neighbour’s dog Mary, with her pup, on the back of his ute six weeks ago. Two weeks ago, Mary was killed by one of our cows. It was horrible. … Continue reading

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20,000 Aboriginal artefacts

The new M15 Hunter Expressway knocks half an hour off our trip to Sydney. It bypasses the most tiresome part of the old journey, replacing it with travel at 110 kilometres an hour. During the construction of the 40 kilometre … Continue reading

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Chocolate Lily

We went up Lagoon Mountain on Tuesday with a botanist and were lucky enough to find  a Chocolate Lily. Just the one plant, flowering out of season, at the start of winter instead of in spring. For such a small … Continue reading

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