Category Archives: BLOG

Blog articles are written by Richard Lee for his monthly newspaper column ‘Country Notebook’. Stories and shorter posts on other topics also appear here.

Soggy

Soggy. Soggy sheep, soaking ‘roos, squelchy paddocks, slippery bush tracks, joyful swimming creatures and luckless ducks have brought spring vividly into my focus this year. Observing and enjoying nature properly requires that we slow down and tune in. Sitting on … Continue reading

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Travel -a time away …

Travel – A time away … People say that travel broadens the mind. Well, lets live in hope. Travelling abroad would need to do something useful considering how many folk are dashing about the planet. The urge to buy an … Continue reading

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Wishing You A Very Cherry Christmas

Wishing You A Very Cherry Christmas. Somewhere on the diggings around the Beehive Chimney, a pair of White-fronted Honeyeaters are lurking. I know because I’ve seen the male twice and heard him sing. How do I know that he has … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

What’s in a name? Forget Punter Ponting, Pup Clarke and Mr Cricket, instead, think local and think nicknames, acquired names. When I recently tried to track down something or someone in reference to a local event, I realized that not … Continue reading

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