There I was, sitting quietly on a park bench nursing my still sore knee, when I noticed two young girls in bright orange jackets striding along the road above my campsite. Cars and a caravan arrived and the occupants all joined the two teenagers — Teagan and Olivia — for the last 100 metres. Apparently [...] Read more – ‘Everyday heroes’.
The Bus aka Madam Plush appears to have a strong affinity for birds and animals. Dogs, cats and birds have all visited freely, but a truly unexpected trio came aboard at Campbell Town recently. Three welcome swallows flew in through the open door and had a good look around. When I got up to get [...] Read more – ‘Feathered friends’.
Nature’s prime favourites were the Pelicans; High-fed, long-lived, and sociable and free. — James Montgomery, Pelican Island The first pelicans I saw today were in flight … about a dozen soaring effortlessly overhead in formation. Their necks curled back, and beaks jutting forward like sharp knives. They swooped and soared. Then came the landings on [...] Read more – ‘Pelican visit’.