Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Back to nature

Butterflies and ladybirds in Bulla Rd, Essendon.

High security facility for children

This facility can be seen in Bulla Road, Essendon.

Old style posting

This lovely red pillar box with it's crown on top is still in use on the corner of Darling St and Holmes Rd, Moonee Ponds.

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Future champions #2

A mighty kick at Aberfeldie Park.

Future champions

Auskick in action at Aberfeldie Park, Saturday morning.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

The footbridge, looking west

Looking west across the bridge towards the re-vegetated Pipemaker's Park. Click for a larger picture.

From the footbridge

The view from the footbridge, looking north.  Click to see a large picture.

The footbridge has re-opened!

Much excitement now that the footbridge between Pipemaker's Park and the Riverside Golf Club has re-opened.  Walkers have quickly re-colonised the bridge.

Modern rock art

A new form of Aboriginal rock art, Pipemaker's Park, Maribyrnong.

Dolphins return

Dolphins frolic in Pipemaker's Park, Maribyrnong, celebrating the return of dolphins to the river (no date).

Maribyrnong Mirror

The river is so still it presents a perfect mirror for the trees on the Maribyrnong side of the river.  Click on the photo for a wider view.

Monday, May 17, 2010

Gardening tip #2

If you are having trouble with those crocodiles you acquired to scare the birds out of the garden beds, giraffes could be a good option.  Seen at Poynton's, Moonee Ponds,  on Saturday.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Not only does the Devil wear Prada...

...she drives a panel van.  Spotted in Buckley Street, Essendon.

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Gardening tip

To prevent birds scratching through garden beds and making a mess on the paths, keep a crocodile on hand.  Keen gardeners in Richardson Street, Essendon have started the trend.