. The longest of my weekend walks yet. Progress. This walk took in more of Canberra’s infrastructure, accompanied by a glimpse from afar of the old world as symbolised by the Governor-General’s residence. When looking over today’s photos, I saw a strong use of line in the final selections for this post. . . . . .Continue reading “Walk Number 4b – Scrivener Dam”
The guide book said to expect colour, so I went looking for colour. It was a walk around a lake, so I looked beyond the usual blues and greens in search of the bright and bold.
Unfortunatly, I came home with blue. My heart sank as I realised that, again, I had not noticed the incorrect white balance setting on my camera. To be fair, it has been a while since I last forgot to check it. Thankfully, the editing software includes an auto colour correction that salvaged a few shots …
There was an unusual odour. Unexpected. Pungent. Sort of urinal, but not quite. I wondered if I was downwind of somewhere. I wondered if it was me.
It might have been the stand of yellow box gums. They’re supposed to smell of honey. It was a very warm morning and it’s been threatening to rain for a few days now. I suspect it was the closely-packed eucalyptus woodland.
It was my walking buddy who summarised today’s walk around the campus of the Australian National University – it was a contrast between the green glory of nature and the dramatic architecture of a growing university. I’ve added a few adjectives for extra effect.