Australia · autumn · garden flowers · pets · rain

Cuddling Weather

These two fury girls often sit cuddled up together, regardless of the temperature. This week, however, they have taken to sharing the dog bed, and I don’t blame them. It’s been quite cold, and the rain has returned as well. I haven’t seen a good photo opportunity looking over the valley and Mount Warning for a couple of days now.

Just over a week ago, we had beautiful blue skies and I took a few photos around the garden. A couple I didn’t add to last week’s posts have been waiting patiently on my desktop for a rainy day, when they could add a spot of brightness to an otherwise grey day. Today is that day!

Australia · autumn · gardening · in my garden · Mount Warning · native Australian birds · Tweed Valley

Kookaburra doing what kookaburras do!

What a wonderful day I have had! I spent all day in the garden and achieved so much, and tonight my body is aching from head to toe in the most blissful way that only an avid gardener can fully understand. 🙂

At lunch time I took a break on the back veranda, and while eating lunch I spied a kookaburra, sitting, of course, in an old gum tree. After I had eaten, my camera and I took a walk down the back to take a closer look.

The gum tree he is sitting in is old – it was on our land when we built the house – so is older than twenty-seven years. This little guy is definitely doing the children’s song justice.

While I was down there admiring my lovely feathered friend, I also took a photo of Mount Warning. It was looking a tad hazy today, but still relatively clear and very beautiful.

I may not be able to move tomorrow, but even if my aches and pains get worse than they already are, it was all worth it. Maybe now we are not having as much rain, I will be able to get out into the garden more often. ❤