Month: September 2016

A bit nutty

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Just for fun / small / You must be kidding?

You may not recognise the images below at first glance. I took the photos with my Supereyes microscope – it is great fun but I hadn’t used it for a while. I have another site at http://www.smallcreativity.wordpress.com if you would like to see some more images. The photos are of a brazil nut, walnut and almond (in their shells).

Welcome to Cowtown

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Australia / funny / Uncategorized / Western Australia

We went to Cowaramup for coffee and cake this morning. I have been wanting to photograph some of the 42 life size fiberglass cow sculptures around the town. According to Wikipedia, in July 2014, the town set a Guinness World Record for the largest group of people – 1,352 – dressed as cows. Mmmm … More from Wikipedia: “The name Cowaramup derives its name from Cowaramup Siding, which was located near the town-site, on the now disused Busselton to […]

Do 4 dolphins = 1 whale?

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Nature / South Western Australia / Western Australia

Yesterday we went on a whale watching tour and enjoyed over three hours sailing in Geographe Bay, Indian Ocean. The brochure highlighted that around 35,000 whales migrate through the Bay each year on their journey to Antarctica.This includes Humpback, Southern Right, The Blue and Killer whales. But … There were none to be seen yesterday! We were heading back to the Port when a pod of dolphins followed the charter boat for a short time. […]

Popular words in 2016

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all about words / Uncategorized

Have you noticed any words being used more often than usual in 2016? You know how some words take on a higher profile at certain times? They even get annoying and meaningless after a while. I have noticed that a lot of things are TRICKY this year and I have been caught up in using it myself. Some examples include the tension between China and its neighbours in the South China Sea is very tricky or the […]