.. of Winter. And not before time - I have found the last week particularly unpleasant and empathise with those folk who haven't had four weeks on the North Coast!
However a couple of days ago I noticed that about 25% of the Superb Fairy-wrens around our garden have got into full breeding plumage. So far the males seem happy to tolerate each other's company.
Then this morning we noticed the first Silver Wattle (Acacia dealbata) blossom.
The first shower did start in late afternoon. It was very light but with the sun peering through a break in the dark clouds a rainbow was indicated. Here is the end of that:
Mr Potato Head is back, with a Santa Hat.
17 hours ago