You wouldn’t know it from the freezing rain and brief snow flurry we’re having today in Canberra, but spring she is a-coming. While we scurry about, rugged up and gritting our teeth in wind that blows straight off the ski fields, the first flowers and blossoms of the season are up and out, a welcome reminder that soon we will be warm again! So here are a few pictures to brighten your week.

A cascade of golden wattle:


More wattle, this time a delicate creamy froth:


A bright cyclamen surprise in an unloved part of the garden:


A tree-load of blossom:


A some jonquils to scent the room as you warm your toes by the fire:


Hang in there!