September has been hot days with clear blue skies and no cloud. Sunsets have been red skies and clear skies, so tonight when there appeared to be some clouds in the sky I watched for the sunset. It was beautiful as usual but not as dramatic as I was wanting to see. I walked downContinue reading “September Sunset at Fairview”
The property at Olive Vale Pastoral has many trees around the living areas. Its and oasis of green with splashes of color from the bougainvillea and Hibiscus flowers and the different colored leaves of the trees.
Regular visitors to the garden are a flock of Guinea fowl who keep snakes at bay and scuttle around continually on the move. There are black ibises and a very friendly butcher bird. I have seen honey eaters and crows, and magpie geese are around by the water. I have seen the owl flying throughContinue reading “Garden and wildlife”
Olive Vale is on the Laura River, 200km northwest of Cairns North Queensland and 90km west of Cooktown with mains power and sealed (bitumen) road access to all southern markets and Abattoirs. Olive Vale covers approximately 136,000 hectares .With major improvements to waters and fencing carrying capacity is estimated at 25,000 head with plans toContinue reading “Olive Vale Pastoral”
I travelled by bus to the Lakeland Roadhouse. Here I was collected and driven to Laura. Laura is a rural town and locality in the Shire of Cook, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census the locality of Laura had a population of 228 people. It is the centre for the largest collection of prehistoric rockContinue reading “Laura North Queensland”