While I have always maintained that this blog would never discuss religion or politics and/or current affairs, with recent events I can’t help be reminded of a quote from one of my idols, Bertrand Russell
“Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power.”
My thought for the day.
We really think we are so clever in our flash 4WD’s.
Check out this video – amazing must watch for off road enthusiasts.
I think it must be the narrow wheels being able to penetrate to the solid ground underneath the mud.
This is a fabulous clip from yesteryear.
Thanks Cliff for the link
A mate of mine (Thanks Mel) sent me a link to this Youtube video and I was so taken that I decided to post it here.
Chris and I did have the opportunity to see some Birds of Paradise a few years back while holidaying in PNG but saw nothing like this.
I hate them with a passion.
Not to be confused with the Australian Noisy Miner Bird which is a native.
The Indian Myna was introduced in the 1880’s to control insect pests and are now an environmental disaster. Considered by many to be the flying equivalent of cane toads.
To quote the Victorian Department of … Continue reading – Photos and more
The Doncaster Camera Club organised a morning visit to Gulf Station near Yarra Glen in the Yarra Valley. Many thanks to John Smith – El President
Fortunately it was a wonderful clear day with some fluffy clouds, normally ideal for taking photographs, but the downside was that we were unable to arrange the visit before 10:00 am, which is not … Continue reading – Photos and more