The Jacarandas are out in New Farm Park

Yesterday the car was at the mechanics having it’s guts ripped out making it hard for me to get to the farm to do any gardening.

So I walked over to New Farm Park instead to see the jacarandas.  They blossom every October and the trees were a feast to the eyes – I snapped away as I walked around.

Here are just a few pics.

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It was rare to find the park so quiet, it’s usually a hive of activity with folk exercising, kicking a ball around, and kids playing.

We are lucky to have this lovely park as a haven so near to the city.

P.S. Then I sold a kidney to pay for the work – and picked up the car. It’s purring now, and so it should!

The Jacaranda’s are out

The Jacaranda trees are out in Brisbane and I think one of the best places to see the beautiful blossom is New Farm Park so I set out yesterday afternoon to give my new camera a workout.

First stop was a surprise invitation from friend Tatiana to join her for lunch. She had prepared a delicious salad including some of the salad leaves from her own garden.

Then off I set. Here are a few of the shots that I took as I strolled around the park.

I particularly enjoyed looking through the tree at the blossom making patterns against the blue of the sky.

The beautiful thing about these trees is that once the wind whips up the park is covered with a carpet of purple blossom. I’ll keep my eye open for that and see if I can capture it for you.

Jerry Coleby-Williams

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