The Tale of the Bottlebrush Tree
When I was but a wee lass, I was uprooted from my Australian home and whisked to lands far, far away. Finding myself in Austin, Texas, and homeless to boot, I felt comforted that my foster home, Cornerstone Hardware (which no longer exists, sad to say) had adult versions of me growing in the great…
Australian Style - Identified
What is it about Australian style that's so easily identified when in another country? Yes, quite often it's the one's wearing a reasonably nice outfit , then chooses to wear a plugger with it because well.....it's the easiest most convenient option. Cringe. And of course theres the odd, dare we say it 'stretched out w
Paperbark - Generally found on the Australian East Coast north of Botany Bay, the paperbark is characterized by its thick, paper-like bark that flakes from its trunk. It is mostly at home in swampy areas, but grows well among Eucalyptus.