The Blue Pools track is another must visit if you are on the South Island and near the Mount Aspiring National Park. The Blue River itself is a small river which flows within the Mount Aspiring National Park. The head of the river is south-east of the main range near the Mountain Eyetooth, and later on, the north and south branch join to form the main Blue River. Prior to the Blue River flowing into the Makrora river, it passes through a narrow gorge which is known as the ‘Blue Pools’.
Ever wonder what a piece of cleaning sponge looks like under the microscope, wonder no more!
The Flower Chamber is an incredible structure within Singapore’s Gardens By The Bay showcasing flowers from all around the world.
Driving along the south Gippsland Highway, in Victoria, Australia; I came across the Koo Wee Rup Observation Tower, The views were fairly impressive and I have hopefully captured some of these in a 360° panoramic image / tour.
I love microscopy, I think there are so many cool things around in everyday life that seem fairly simple at first glance but when you get the opportunity to look at them in greater detail they just look so different to what you would typically expect. Since I have now set up, I wanted to…
Some creatures have incredible stinging apparatus, makes me happier I am not at the end of that!
My bird identification skills sometimes leave a bit to be desired, and the process typically involves me taking photos of birds adn afterwards trying to work out what the actual bird was. This is one of those cases where during a visit to the lake at Lakeside Pakenham we saw (and fed) these birds….
Between June and July Docklands in Melbourne ran a winter festival known as the Firelight Festival. This was run around the Quay and consisted of a number of art installations from Fire Twirlers through to a giant status which was set alight and of course fireworks.
I visited Lakeside Pakenham today on my way back from Whooping Cough Injections and came across these guys; The House Sparrow or Passer domesticus. The First image which blurs out the second bird a bit too much was my favorite as if a bit of a ‘challenge’ as to who can get the bread first. Images…
I was never a fan of snakes, but do have some level of appreciation for them; that is, I appreciate them being behind the glass :). This snake was within the Reptile Enclosure enjoying a bask.
Sodium thiosulfate is a inorganic, white crystalline substance that displays incredible birefringence, why not have a peek?
Have a peek at Menthol, commonly used as a local analgesic under the microscope.