Tag Archive | ponder

Gardens are Great, but the Bush is Best!

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Gardens are great, but it’s hard to beat a hike in the bush. There’s something about those tall tress and even the xanthorrhoeas. They are magical. Tramping through this bush is wonderful. Everything else, from city living, just seems to fade away.

This photo was taken at MtFrankland, in Western Australia.

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

Text and image copyright Michele Gierck

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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

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

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