Category Archives: Seasons

Spring flowers on the mountain

Today I went for a five kilometre walk around the neighbourhood and not for the first time it struck me what a beautiful place is Tamborine Mountain in spring.  Flowers are on display everywhere and our upland subtropical climate means … Continue reading

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Westward ho!

When it’s spring, a young man’s fancy may very well turn to love, as the saying goes, but a not-so-young birdwatcher’s fancy turns very much to birds. At this time of year birds in the southern hemisphere are wooing and … Continue reading

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It Might As Well Be Spring!

It won’t be officially “spring” for another week or so here on Tamborine Mountain but spring is definitely in the air. This arbitrary dividing of the Australian year into northern hemisphere seasons is rather meaningless, not only because we are … Continue reading

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Autumn on Tamborine

Autumn is my favourite time of year up here. The wet season is over (though we can still get a week of rain here and there), everything is green and lush and – best of all – there are so … Continue reading

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