I'm a retired photographer living in Lilydale mainly researching and writing on Australian aviation history. Now writing more on general subjects.
Published July 31st 2021
See a tin dog and a real one
Turkeith Crescent starts and ends at Lyons Road. It is only about 500 meters but if you walk between the start and end along Lyons Road, you have an easy and interesting circuit walk of almost 700 metres.
Camellias were the most prolific, colourful and beautiful flowers. The pink examples seen were so exquisite. A medium-size tree with a prolific display of blooms against a dark background and backlighting from the sun was a delight to witness.
A medium-size shrub was starting to bloom with its subtle colourings. It was a leucadendron bush that is native to South Africa. Almost keeping it company was a large protea bush, South Africa's native floral emblem.