Tag Archive | Australia

Slow down: see the natural beauty

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It was on a recent walk in the Grampians that we spotted these beautiful native orchids in flower. So delicate and so delightful. Sometimes it really does pay to slow down.

Michele’s website: http://www.michelegierck.com.au

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Appreciating a Tiny Patch of The World

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The reddish/orange wattle arches in the foreground. The yellow wattle stands taller in the background. A little red grevillea between the two. Such inspiration can be found, even in this tiny patch of the world that’s my front garden.

Michele Gierck (author, freelance writer and speaker)
website: http://www.michelegierck.com.au

So Intricate, So Delicate… Yet So Strong

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How can a flower which is so intricate and so delicate stand up to whipping winds and heavy rain? Strength, it seems, is not always where we most expect to find it.

How wonderful to be out in the garden — if not with hands in soil, then at least observing, taking in delights of nature.

Michele Gierck is a writer who spends her spare time in the garden.
Her website is: http://www.michelegierck.com.au

B is for Bee, and for Beautiful

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B is for bee, and for beautiful. There’s joy to be had from simple moments in nature — like watching bees in a bush of rosemary as the autumn sun shines. Another beautiful relaxing day; a day off from writing.

Michele’s webite: http://www.michelegierck.com.au

Bee-autiful

The simple beauty of an Australian summer: my crepe myrtle in full bloom, and all the visiting bees. Bee-autiful!

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The crepe myrtle breaks into bloom each December and then blooms for the rest of summer. It’s such a treat to see — right by the front door.

The perfect place to take a break from writing, and ponder.

Michele’s website: http://www.michelegierck.com.au

The Tides of Our Lives

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Sometimes the tides of our lives make it near impossible to go anywhwere, to set sail. But don’t give up. As surely as tides go out, they also come back in — sometimes with a surge.

Image: Harvey Bay, Australia, looking out towards Fraser Island
Image and text copyright Michele Gierck

Michele’s website: http://www.michelegierck.com.au