The field day

24 Jan

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An aerial view form a press helicopter of an agricultural  field day where Dr Elmo Maggott (in brown hat) is speaking on a major breakthrough in blow fly sterilisation research

The Henty Beak Competition

21 Jan

 

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The Henty Beak Competition for Hens over 10

 

 

 

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Got nasty

When the heats on

13 Jan

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“Look. heat is manageable. One of the things we do is spread our wings which helps you lose heat. You can open your beak and do some panting or gasping.  It also helps you keep cool.Something to do with the lungs. Never looked into it.  Some like to squat close to the ground. Scratch a bit of a hole to get the cooler soil. Its all pretty simple really. And then…well you’ve just got to soldier on. There are eggs to lay!”

Woman in a Kimono

9 Jan

 

IMG_0174                   Knowing my love of found objects a friend returned from a  North Queensland holiday with two gifts – a sea shell and a layer of shell from a dead turtle. I decided to put the two together

Some Humour

7 Jan

A little humour. Well…they made me chuckle  making them

 

EATER ISLAND REUNION
ANT LINE DANCING CHAMPIONSHIP

Little Creatures and a Collage

20 Dec

A friend gave me an old accordion which was beyond repair. I dismantled it and used the elements to make some little creatures

 

 

 

And a collage

Landscape and Seascape

16 Jun

 

This silent land– strips of rusted tin found at an abandoned mine

 

 The wild sea– strips of metal found in something that looked like an air conditioner

influences

24 Feb

Granite Lands
Tin Thicket  Fence

I am influenced by observations of nature, not just those that I dwell on, but those images  which I am unaware that I have noticed that go into storage in the subconscious. In making the Tin Thicket Fence I was possibly influenced by images of waving grass .