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Spring

Spring. Drought breaking rains have given us the best start possible spring in 14 years. Here we see the Muckelford Creek and the blue iris around the historic Corriedale Cottage, both on the Castlemaine road. The climate is confusing and … Continue reading

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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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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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