Monthly Archives: August 2017

early spring show …

Close to town, the Dragonflower Trees are flowering heavily. This large edible flower is quite stunning with the sun shining on them. The flowers are the largest of all peas. Here a Sesbania is covered in Mistletoe. Beautiful weather and … Continue reading

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preparing for spring …

The last few days of winter in the tropics brings out a plethora of flowering species, which culminates in a spectacular show in the West Kimberley at this time of year. Click to zoom.

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the magical and spiritual Al gore …

What a good description of climatists.  Dr Lindzen of MIT, a real climate scientist says just that! Which makes Al Gore, a believer in magic? Actually, Al’s beliefs are moral and spiritual, he admitted. Check out the video here.   … Continue reading

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greening the desert …

The green Great Sandy Desert, a couple of hundred kilometres from Broome is one of my favorite destinations for plant collecting. Many of the plants are extraordinarily stunning, with a couple shown here. The Kimberley is part of the northern … Continue reading

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