Posts Tagged ‘garden’

there’s no place like home

Posted: November 16, 2017 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time
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the real estate agent is doing the half yearly house inspection this morning
we tidied up a bit so please come in and have a look around
Fiona Dempster’s Imagine Peace weathergram
afternoon sun in the lounge room
the crepe myrtle branch seasoning for the dream
studio space with xmas card in production
Honesty
the stairs with Mia Illuzia’s 7 hag stones and Barry Smith’s water buffalo horn talisman for peace and love
Old Man Crow working on a new song in his music room
afternoon sun through the wrought iron on the front verandah
the Jacaranda from two doors up purpling the view from the bedroom window with two species of Brugmansia, the garden has grown a lot in 9 years
Fiona’s Imagine Peace weathergram at the back door
Hoya flower
the Gardenias are flowering madly, the scent is divine
x fingers we’ll be here for a good while yet!

we can still call this place home

Posted: May 23, 2017 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time
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on Friday the landlady and the real estate agent visited for the annual inspection of our beautiful old lady of a house so we tidied up, come in & have a look around
lounge room
studio space
dining room
industrial storage shelves
Kenny the Confuser III (thrice reincarnated iMac)
view from the bedroom window, the Brugmansias and the neighbour’s Jacaranda almost obscure the view of the back door across the lane this has taken 8 & 1/2 years and it’s still framed!
upstairs verandah
the Bougainvillea has nearly disguised our wobbly front fence
Old Man Crow enjoying the back garden
our landlady was very impressed, looks like we’ll be here for a good while yet
thanks for visiting!

Lotus light

Posted: May 7, 2017 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time
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Lotus light (Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens) Mo17
Lotus light (detail) Mo17

honouring with Honesty

Posted: April 27, 2017 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time
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the Honesty seeds planted on the 11th of April are sprouting on Ariel’s grave
three tiny seedlings emerging
Honesty seedlings sown on the Equinox

fading

Posted: December 7, 2016 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time
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magnolia-grandiflora-little-gem-dec-16a fading Magnolia grandiflora “Little Gem”
magnolia-little-gem-dec-16the fade deepening
magnolia-little-gem-fade-3-mo-16letting go
love how the postcard of “Rainbow Warrior” by April White reflects the blue tile of Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring”
garden-dec-16Magnolia grandiflora Little Gem in flower with 2 giant Bromeliads (Alcantarea extensa) in the back garden

Melia azedarach

Posted: October 10, 2016 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time
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melia-azedarach-mo16Melia azedarach Mo16
a hardy deciduous drought tolerant tree native to the east coast of Australia
the perfume is like honey & the name rolls off the tongue like a magical incantation
melia-azedarachPS here’s a photo of a beautiful specimen in Burwood car park
melia-azedarach

the Old Man Crow Master CDs are done!

Posted: July 16, 2016 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time
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old-man-crow-master-CDsOld Man Crow has finished polishing the recordings & burned the 4 x Master CDs, the next step is getting the 4 x 100 copies burned and printed have settled with Troy Horse to do the job, they are friendly, professional and  willing to go the extra mile to get it right.
cd-sleevesthe liner notes, CD envelopes with double sided adhesive backing are ready to go in the back cover of the books
the roller coaster ride is accelerating with 7 weeks to go til the Crow Show
Cymbidium-orchid-Mo16one of our customers gave us this spike of her fabulous Cymbidium orchid, it had 10 spikes this year!
and Rebecca Solnit continues to inspire hope in the dark