Archive for the ‘World around us’ category

Goshawk territory

February 7th, 2016

There is a large tall Norfolk Island Pine tree in my neighbour’s front yard and it is often home to many varieties of nesting birds, all at different levels of the tree. The last couple of years a pair of Brown Goshawks (Raptor family) have used the tree to nest and raise their babies. They […]

ISS and NASA

December 8th, 2015

Earlier this year we were offered an upgrade to our internet bandwidth and speed. Of course we took up the offer to upgrade to the National Broadband Network (NBN). The consequence of that has been an opening up of what we can do on the internet without worrying about using bandwidth. I was told about […]

Cheese please

September 18th, 2015

At a local weekend market I visited recently there was a cheese stall and after a sampling I liked 2 of the cheeses so decided to treat myself as I hadn’t been near a specialist cheese outlet for some time. I saw the price of $19.95 on the cheese and you know I assumed it […]