image Garden Visitors: Green Rosellas


Green or Eastern Rosellas

The other morning I went into my bedroom to get something and spotted a rosella on the laundry roof out of the window. I rushed back to the lounge to get the camera and came back to find that it had been joined by a friend and they had moved to the large fern in the back garden. I just had time to snap one quick picture before they took off. I swear they must have heard the shutter click. I used to have Green Rosellas visit the garden in Geeveston but although I’ve seen them around this is the first time I’ve spotted them in the garden here.

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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