What do you do, when you are in lockdown and can not go anywhere outside the 5km radius around your house. Soon you will have exhausted all the interesting places. One past time, many people took up is cooking, but herbs are really expensive to buy. So, if you have a balcony, even a smallContinue reading “Thief in the night”
Every year again human vs myna birds
If you grow some herbs and flowers on our balcony and knowing, that you are living in Possum territory, you can expect nightly visits. Possums, while cute to look at, are cunning and clever in finding holes, or, even make them, when it comes to get some food or a protected sleeping place. They areContinue reading “Possum in the flowerpot”
Yesterday I saw this great three projector display at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra. Looked really great.
Travelling through Australia’s country towns, one can get interesting insights by just looking at building facades and gables. Different to the big city, where many old architectural gems have been snapped up by developers and replaced with shiny, new, but expressionless buildings, the country towns have much less undergone such treatment. So it is withContinue reading “Australia’s history by facades”
We may think that sunshine is the same everywhere, but that is not the case. In Australia sunshine is more intense. This has to do with the fact that the sunrays enter the atmosphere at a steeper angle and that there is less air pollution overall. This results in very intense sun, which many aContinue reading “Australian Sun”