YES…SOMETIMES IT’S HOT IN BLACKHEATH!

YES...SOMETIMES IT'S HOT IN BLACKHEATH!

Finally, ‘properly’ hot days in our little part of the world. At my place I try to keep the birdbaths fresh and full for my sweet, feathered friends. Mind you, the rosellas and king parrots just shelter up in the trees when the temperature rises above 35

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WANDERING UP TO BLACKHEATH VILLAGE IN THE HEATWAVE

WANDERING  UP  TO BLACKHEATH VILLAGE IN THE HEATWAVE

Time to be out and about now the fire risk has subsided. My own garden is a disaster, with only the natives and hydrangeas holding up. But how is everything else going in this awful heatwave I wonder? Well, to my great surprise an ibis has taken

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FIRE, & A MYSTERY ‘EPIDEMIC’ AT LITHGOW

FIRE, & A MYSTERY 'EPIDEMIC' AT LITHGOW

Fire created havoc in the Blue Mountains and Lithgow during the summer of 2019/20. The heat was extraordinary.  I am a firm believer in climate change, even though our beautiful Mountains have suffered very badly in years gone by. THE FURY OF FIRE The summer of 1952

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