Snapshot Sunday: Potaroo


This long nosed Potoroo has made him/herself at home in our garden. We have a small yard where the water tanks are which we’ve fenced off as we may need it to contain the dogs sometimes. The potoroo must have wandered in when the side gate was left open for the water delivery man. I later shut it not realising he/she was in there. I don’t know how good the yard will be at containing dogs but the potoroo couldn’t get out and resorted to eating the ivy growing on the old tank. When I realised what had happened I went down and opened the gate and left it open until I was sure he had hopped off .

Taswegian1957

I was born in England in 1957 and lived there until our family came to Australia in 1966. I grew up in Adelaide, South Australia, where I met and married my husband David. We came together over a mutual love of trains. Both of us worked for the railways for many years, his job was with Australian National Railways, while I spent 12 years working for the STA, later TransAdelaide the Adelaide city transit system. After leaving that job I worked in hospitality until 2008. We moved to Tasmania in 2002 to live in the beautiful Huon Valley. In 2015 David became ill and passed away in October of that year. I currently co-write two blogs on WordPress.com with my sister Naomi. Our doll blog "Dolls, Dolls, Dolls", and "Our Other Blog" which is about everything else but with a focus on photographs and places in Tasmania. In November 2019 I began a new life in the house that Naomi and I intend to make our retirement home at Sisters Beach in Tasmania's northwest. My current housemates are Cindy, my 14-year-old Staffy-Lab X dog and Polly the world's most unsociable cat who is seven.

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