Can you see the baby fry in the photo? I set up a small backyard pond over the new-year break and put in a few white cloud minnow, a hardy fish that is known to be able to survive Canberra’s winter. Nice surprise to be greeted with baby white clouds this morning.
Meet Bailey from Queanbeyan. It’s a bit embarrassing now but, twelve months ago, I was an insecure pup and often cry and chew whenever the adults are away. My coat was in pretty patchy condition too. Dad likes to show me these photos to remind me of my humble beginnings. But luckily for me Aunt … More One Year of Bailey Baloney
15 May 2016 – First Meeting 27 May 2016 – First day in the house May 2016 – Getting comfy June 2016 – Experimenting and putting on weight July 2016 – Grrrl, the chill, but thank god for Annie’s coats August 2016 – This is my house and I’ll do whatever I like September 2016 … More Happy Anniversary, Talbot!
After roaming around Asia the past couple of years, 2016 was a relatively quiet year in terms of trips. We didn’t do many, but what we did we enjoyed. 10 Jan – Mount Ainslie, Canberra. 7 March – Australian Institute of Police Management at Manly, Sydney 26 March – Mount Pinnacle, Canberra 23 April – … More 2016 Memorable Trips
A selection of roses from the garden. We are closer to the end than the start of the bloom, but most of the roses are still spectacular to look at. Brought to you by the previous owners of the house; all we did was prune hard last summer and making sure they survive. 🙂
There is still another month of chill to get through, but signs of spring are now all around our house in Canberra! Top row: magnolia tree and almond tree; bottom row: liquidambar tree. The birds are starting to come back too. (Photos taken on 27 August 2016.)