31 January 2007
Another snap of the plant I thought was an Aloe, not so sure now.
Update: This is not an Aloe. It is an Agarve Americalis, a mexican plant. They make Tequelia from one of its cousins. According to our local paper, they flower once only then die. This particular one was planted 30 years ago and this is its swan song. What a swan song! At the moment it is teeming with birds and insects visiting its flowers. Around its base there are lots of smaller versions, which may flower in another 30 years time. It is hard to get an idea of its hight, but according to the article it is now 8.87 meters tall. It towers over the houses around it.
28 January 2007
A couple of snaps from last nights concert. The first is of me. The guy in the lovely orange hat behind me is my boss.
27 January 2007
The countdown to Eric at the Mission is definatly in its final stages. He is due on stage at 8:30pm and we are heading over at about 3:30 - 4:00. The weather is not looking to brill, there are showers forcast. But we don't care. Peter is busy prepareing the picnic and I have been painting my toenails. You have got to get your priorities right you know.
24 January 2007
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18 January 2007
We have just been out on a comet search looking for Comet McNaughton. After a lot of driving around we eventually were able to spot it. Here a are a couple of the pics I am really sorry that they are so blurry, but my camera is not good at night. If you wonder where the comet is, it is right in the middle of the pic above the horizon, with the tail going vertically. Much better in real life.
Remember that you can see the full size pic by clicking on the image.