The Flower Chamber is an incredible structure within Singapore’s Gardens By The Bay showcasing flowers from all around the world.
Urea (or carbamide) displays some cool birefringence under the microscope, have a peek!
Take a peek at Aspirin under the microscope, fairly incredible!
The Sulfur Crested Cockatoo are a common bird around our area, and because of that they present a great opportunity for me to practice my birds in flight. I will spare with information about the birds specifically as I have provided that previously here, however, my images of the birds in flight are shown below….
In November, we visited Grants Picnic Ground in the Sherbrook Forest (Off Monbulk Rd, Belgrave) to allow me to take some photos. I thought it might be nice to bring my daughter and wife along to see some of the birds. The park offers a fenced feeding area / cafe where you can purchase seeds…
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….
I noticed outside a number of jumping spiders, and having had some success with a black porcelain tile I thought it would be worth another try but with a different spider (last time was a flower spider). There are plenty of jumping spiders outside my house so I safely collected one, put it on the…
I visited the Melbourne Zoo in August, and found so many creatures big and small interesting. The color on the birds was impressive, sadly the wire impacted on the image quality somewhat.
A visit to Lakeside Pakenham is never complete without visiting the local(s), the Swan’s, Ducks and other birds!
The Gorilla is an animal that inspires respect, whether it is the sheer size, their strength of their behaviour I am not sure but a recent trip the the Melbourne Zoo in August was no exception. The Silverback Gorilla’s had recently had a baby and as such the main viewing area was restricted but there…
Uluru is a sacred formation within the Northern Territory which is estimated to be some 500 million years old
In March i visited New Zealand for a combination of work and a holiday. Although the trip was short it was fairly packed with a total travel distance of around 800kms in four days. This map by OpenStreetMaps highlights the journey.