Category Archives: The Antipodes

Flinders Street Station

Flinders Street Station is beautiful, but difficult to photograph!  It’s a very long building!  Here are some of my best attempts;

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Rainbow Lorikeet

I love Rainbow Lorikeets!  So much I want to post another photo of one straight away following my post of one yesterday for the Weekly Photo Challenge.  Thank you Michelle for the opportunity 🙂

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective

This week’s photo challenge is ‘Perspective‘. An interesting challenge…

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One Word Photo Challenge; Blue

Blue is my absolute favourite colour, so my holiday photo albums are full of blue photos! Having just spent time in Australia and New Zealand, it was even easier to find blue photos, since the sky was almost permanently a … Continue reading

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Foot Bridge over the River Yarra

I really love this pedestrian bridge over the river Yarra in Melbourne, and thought it would be a perfect entry for Cee’s Which Way Challenge

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The Eureka Skydeck, Melbourne

One of the first things we did in Melbourne (apart from the obligatory dipping of our toes in the Southern Ocean) was climb The Eureka Skydeck

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Red Seal Coot or Purple Swamphen?

In Melbourne we saw these birds that looked just like coots from a distance, but when we got closer to them they were a lovely blue colour.

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Perth

Having spent a few days on the coast we were quite excited to visit Western Australia’s Capital City.  The skyline looked great as we glimpsed it along the highway, with lots of sparkling high rise buildings.

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Kookaburra sits on the new TV aerial

Kookaburra sits on the old gum tree, Merry merry king of the bush is he. Laugh, Kookaburra, laugh, Kookaburra, Gay your life must be!

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Australian Pelicans

We were watching the sunset one evening on a beach in Perth, and suddenly I realised that the people fishing in the evening were being observed by some very large birds!  We don’t see Pelicans in England, apart from in … Continue reading

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