Did you know today is International Bee Day? It was a blue banded bee that got me into nature photography nearly 10 years ago - after we shifted to our current home here in the Dandenong Ranges. Since then I've been learning a few things about bees but still have much to learn. Did you know there are around 1500 species of native bees in … [Read more...] about International Bee Day 20 May
Gardens for Wildlife
Late winter here in the hills of Melbourne, Australia. We've had some pretty windy weather this winter. Usually that's in spring. Hoping that means it won't be so windy in the months to come. Over the past couple of days we've had 20mm of rain. Just over 40mm so far this month. Really at less than half of what's normal for the year to date. Our … [Read more...] about Winter work on a Sunday
Wow! What can I say? Firstly, thank you so much to my friend Jan for alerting me to the fact that Phillip Johnson was going to speak at the Belgrave View Club. Never heard of the View Club before. They are a women's group that supports charities like the Smith Family. I did find it interesting to hear that a number of women there had no idea who … [Read more...] about Connected!