the western queensland desert blooms

So many flowers and so much green after a wet winter had the western Queensland desert transformed.  Expecting dry and more hostile conditions we were greeted with a lush environment so different to the one in our minds’ eyes. Advertisements

a frosty sunshine coast

The Sunshine Coast is renowned for its sunshine of course.  This morning though in the farming hinterland there was a big frost creating a very different landscape.  The air was fresh fresh fresh and the icy chill in the air exhilarating. It is now a much balmier 15 degrees here in the hinterland hills.

fresh flowers old green bottles

From the spring garden comes perfume, colour and nature’s own special designs ……….      

noosa beach at the end of winter

Could not resist the glistening vistas at Noosa Beach this morning.  Sunshine, the freshest warm air and crystal clear water at 20’C.  The little dot on the upper left is a paddle boarder. Spring is here. iPhone photo

30 minutes at Mylestom

In just thirty minutes on a mid winter July morning the sunrise and the morning light was a treat for the photographer.  The warm ocean and the cold air conjured up a mystical fog.  The light danced and weaved its way through the 30 minutes I strolled along Mylestom Beach. Mylestom is a tiny hamlet on the North Coast of New South Wales Australia….

purple velvet in winter

The richness of pansy colour makes a winter garden glow.