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…

Cute little fellow

Baby birds doing fine

Our Panier nest has been a pretty good location, except for our constant coming and going out to the ute, into the shed, and around the garden.

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.