It was hard yakka (work) walking on the beach this morning. The tide was extremely low, exposing the deep shelf of the sea-bed along this stretch. On account of the sharp slope, walking on the packed sand was tough on ankles and knees; but schlepping through the deep, dry sand of the flat reminded me … Continue reading Which Bird is That?
We have a great view of the beach from our apartment, and I have a little routine to get there: through our communal café area (greeting as I go), out the front door of our complex (hello to receptionist), left into a dead-end road (avoiding the cars being parked - often by surfers), track across … Continue reading Dog-Tracking 101
Seagulls might not have the same appeal to my readers as Kookaburras and Rainbow Lorikeets (see my previous post), but for me, they remain part of my sensory memory of living in England. Back in September 2013 I did a post called Summer's Days at Westgate-on-Sea in which I explained that. Here is the relevant extract: "There … Continue reading English Gull Good, Australian Seagull Bad