Wolf Spider burrow
Built by Limnodynastes tasmaniensis in honour of their ancestors and to protect them from goldfish. It doesn’t work.
…with the empty colon.
Butterflies love Salvia
… is prologue.
My book concerning fire in the Australian environment, extinction of the megafauna, and Indigenous interaction with the environment in general (and in total opposition to the works of Flannery, Pascoe and Gammage, among others), is available online. https://www.routledge.com/The-Pure-State-of-Nature-Sacred-cows-destructive-myths-and-the-environment/Horton/p/book/9781865081076
All my individual publications in this field (and others) are available free online at https://www.researchgate.net/profile/David_Horton9
Also many of my older essays are still available here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/david-horton/28320
A wondrous apparition provided by magician
To say that Australian plants are adapted to fire (and flood, and storm, and landslide) is like saying that grass is adapted to lawnmowers.
Saturday, 7 December 2019 at 8:28 pm – view South from my window, horrific smoke from major bushfires in the mountains of southern NSW.
First Melaleuca flowers of the Summer, in the morning Sun.
Good to see new followers of nomdeplume, hope old and new followers all like the sprucing up I have been doing, including the rotating heading photographs (there seems to be no way of showing captions of these, I’m sorry, perhaps a guessing competition….) and the removal of anonymity. Anyway, I will try to keep producing interesting/amusing/thought provoking/depressing posts – if you were inclined to let your social media contacts know, it would be good to have a slightly larger audience.
And then there were…
burning” is to