Spring in Brissie

I’ve been a bit of a grinch about spring. It’s so easy to feel the comparison to Germany at this time of year. Winter was strictly brown, even the weeds in the pavement cracks would disappear. But the reward was a spectacular profusion of new growth when spring came at long last. It’s easy to feel here that spring doesn’t exist at all by comparison.

But it does. Spring is Jacaranda season in Brisbane. A purple canopy above the city’s head and beneath its feet. Beautiful.

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5 Responses to “Spring in Brissie”


  1. 1 Lesley November 7, 2012 at 5:33 am

    Beautiful purple flowers and even more beautiful children – yes!

  2. 2 Leise November 7, 2012 at 6:59 am

    Agree 100% with you Lesley. I can’t believe how blonde Theodore has become since I saw him last too. Just gorgeous xoxoxox

  3. 3 Kim November 7, 2012 at 11:41 pm

    As always, I love your photos :) I sent you an email too!

  4. 4 Gerri Frederiksen November 8, 2012 at 11:46 pm

    Good to have you back, blogging!
    Love Gerri..xx

  5. 5 Grandma merren November 9, 2012 at 8:33 am

    Hello to Jacaranda time. We all would sing “when the bloom of the Jacaranda time is here, Christmas time is near!”
    I can feel the joy of family time ahead and what a beautiful family to celebrate with. Thank you for sharing darling. Mum


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