Thursday, October 04, 2012

Current reading

1210 current reading
Originally uploaded by rooruu
Julia Spencer-Fleming's series is just as engrossing the second time through. So well, and intelligently, and cleverly and thoughtfully written. The audio books are excellent too (current listening).

Can't understand why they're hard to find here in Oz, and hardly known as a result. They're murder mysteries and character studies set in upstate New York. If you haven't read

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Pink camellia

1210 pink camellia
Originally uploaded by rooruu

It's nearly done for this year, so I'm enjoying it while it lasts.

I haven't seen another quite like it, with that flurry of small petals in the centre.

Pink camellia bud

1210 pink camellia bud
Originally uploaded by rooruu
The best thing in the garden is this camellia bush. Flowers every year, beautifully and reliably.

Monday, October 01, 2012

'Moonlight' grevillea

1210 Moonlight grevillea
Originally uploaded by rooruu
The branches of this sway and spring back throughout the day with all the attention the cream-to-yellow blooms are getting from native birds.