Konichiwa Japan

We are back in Japan on a ski holiday again. It is as good as we remembered! Back in Nozawa Onsen. These are the Dosojin, a folk deity believed to ward off danger near villages and crossroads. They are also worshipped for bringing fertility and the growth of children. There is a fire festival dedicated…

New Holland Honeyeater eggs

Bird nest in an odd place

So I hung up my bike paniers in our carport a while ago because they had got a bit damp in the basement. Recently, Paul noticed a little critter making a nest in one of them. A New Holland Honeyeater. Today there are two marvelous little eggs with little birds growing inside.