For the duration of this notice, unless otherwise stated, all images have been trawled from my photographic archives... 2020 was not my most prolific camera year, so have some catching up to do!!!

28 February 2021

27 February 2021

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 Saturday Symmetry

Sturdy Blue Gum balustrade to keep the edge safe.


26 February 2021

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 "The men who learn endurance are they who call the whole world 'brother'."
(Charles Dickens)

25 February 2021

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This Last Thursday came round faster than most.


It's about a year since "the pox" made itself fully known and we're still at it...

24 February 2021

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Wings on Wednesday -
YAM's take on the good, the bad, the ugly and the downright hilarious in photographing birds.


A gaggle of Galahs.

23 February 2021

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 Shipping by...














22 February 2021

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 Monday's Critters


A Komodo Dragon... as seen at Sydney's Taronga Zoo.

21 February 2021

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 SUNdays



20 February 2021

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 Saturday Symmetry


Wingtips of Australian Pelican form a fascinating fringe!

19 February 2021

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 "Humility and knowledge in poor clothes excel pride and ignorance in costly attire."
(William Penn)



18 February 2021

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 Yes - you guessed it. Thursday.


D'ya ever feel the weeks are escaping your grasp, somehow???






(for the interested.... that's a Pacific Black Duck.)

17 February 2021

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Wings on Wednesday -
YAM's take on the good, the bad, the ugly and the downright hilarious in photographing birds.


Australian White-faced Heron, checking the edges of the mangrove.

16 February 2021

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 Shipping by...

Now then. because I am going to have to continue trawling (*ahem*) through the archives for ship shots, I thought I would liven things up this year with a trend that has taken off elsewhere... brace yersel' me hearties!!!















 Nathan is a young Scotsman who just hit it big!

15 February 2021

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 Monday's Critters

It's iconic, right? This is an Eastern Grey Kanga. A nice way to mark the end of the "g" year here at MY TAKE.  Eight years down. Tomorrow starts the ninth.


14 February 2021

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 SUNdays


Sending Love to you all...

13 February 2021

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Saturday Symmetry


In many parts of Australia, particularly by shorelines, these picnic platforms can be found. In theory, they keep you above the ants. Theory, I said... 

12 February 2021

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"Since Love grows within you, so beauty grows. For Love is the beauty of the soul."
(St Augustine)

11 February 2021

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 ...sigh... Thursday. 























That's the Pacific Ocean. Looking pacific. 


10 February 2021

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Wings on Wednesday -
YAM's take on the good, the bad, the ugly and the downright hilarious in photographing birds.


Wish I could remember the name of this specimen It had just hatched in the Cairns Butterfly Aviary.

09 February 2021

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 Shipping by...


Newhaven Harbour, Edinburgh. It was every bit as raw cold as it looks!

08 February 2021

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 Monday's Critters

The Australian Water-Dragon. Very fine critters they are, too!


07 February 2021

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 SUNdays


This was actually taken since my final return to the Hutch - and the sun shone! (I hasten to mention, it was my first week back, just before Christmas. The sun has been noticeably absent since!!!)

06 February 2021

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 Saturday Symmetry


Nature's complex simplicity.

05 February 2021

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"In character, in manner, in style; in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity."
(H W Longfellow) 



04 February 2021

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Yup. It's that (Thurs)day again. Had you all guessing at last week's offering didn't I?! It was a telegraph pole in a wee bohemian town up at the Hawkesbury River (NSW) called Brooklyn. Anyway, lots of arty types there. Someone clearly felt the pole needed some help and plugged it with fish heads and tail. The place is also a marina and has no less than three outlets for locally caught fish (with chips). Flathead is the most common - and very tasty! The pockmarking would have come from endless years of having flyers posted about fairs and fetes and town hall meetings...

This week - more aged wood.


03 February 2021

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Wings on Wednesday -
YAM's take on the good, the bad, the ugly and the downright hilarious in photographing birds.

Australian raven (Corvus Coronoides), having the most distinct 'white' eye. 

There is a certain 'chorus' that is distinctly Aussie in the bird kingdom. Of course, there is the Kookaburra. Then the Magpie and Currawong. The raven has to be included, its voice often heard throughout the day. There can be a range of vocalisations, though not to the extent of the Curra or Maggie. However, the most common sound emitted is this plaintive, haunting caw...

02 February 2021

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 Shipping by...

Taken at Greenock quay three summers back. Haven't seen any of these for nearly a year now. Don't expect to for some time again yet...