Archive | October 2013

Add Brightness

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Somtimes simply spotting a small patch of dainty, purple flowers, so eye-pleasing, is all it takes to add brighness to a day.

Text and Image copyright Michele Gierck
http://www.michelegierck.com.au

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An Air of Calm

leaves after rain

An irky, murky storm departs. The sky brims  bright blue, and leaves appear speckled with raindrops. Fragile buds and branches have withstood great gusts. What delight in post-storm calm— in nature… or in storms of a more personal nature. 

Text and image copyright Michele Gierck
http://www.michelegierck.com.au

Wattlebird – A Favourite Perch

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A wattlebird has made itself at home in my garden. The grevillea is one of its favourite perches–and a delicious food source. Often I watch in amazement at the antics of this camera-shy, feathery friend.

Text and image copyright Michele Gierck
http://www.michelegierck.com.au

Time to Be

 

BeeCloseUpStepping out in the garden, immersing oneself in nature, other thoughts, ideas, anxieties, fade. The inticacies of nature, its vivid colours, its scents, sounds and seasons beckon. It’s time to be.

Text and image Copyright Michele Gierck

www.michelegierck.com.au

Standing Out From The Bunch

Loan Tulip 2013

Sometimes gazing at spring scenes, like this one, is calming. That little red tulip, with a brushstroke of white, stands out from the bunch of irises. The natural beauty, sprinkled with morning light, is a treat. And so pleasantly peaceful.

Text and photo: Copyright Michele Gierck
http://www.michelegierck.com.au