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rainbow lorikeet, Austinmeer

Summer sang in me

March 26th 2015
“Ow!” A locust or grasshopper had hit me in the cheek. I looked down in my lap. No sign of the presumably concussed insect, but I picked up the one working its way up my trouser-leg, squinted at its markings, and chucked it out of the Polaris’ side window. “Another leopard grasshopper,” I said confidently. Keith wriggled in acknowledgement. Locusts seemed to like crawling up his legs und ... read more
Oceania » Australia

Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
26th March 2015

A slice of paradise!
How fortunate to be in a normally dry outback station at such a lush time! Birds, fish, roos, friends and grand adventure--I should think this will tide you over during London city escapades. Fab photos!

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