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  1. Paulphot

    In a previous life

    Hi 67HR, that is a beautiful photo. It must have been an extrordinary feeling seeing that beautiful creature emerging out of the distance, you can never really feel the size unless you are there in real life.
  2. Paulphot

    Salad and herb garden progress

    Hi everyone, just wanted to share some progress, this was taken on the 17th Jan 2020 The new shot was taken today. We have had a few days of decent rain and the garden loves it. I have my 3 citrus trees which have new growth but the rest is chives, spring onion, basil, thyme, dill and lettuce.
  3. Paulphot

    Tomatoes finally ripening

    Hi everyone, I have been getting my little golden globe tomatoes for a few months now but my heirloom black and red tomatoes have been doing absolutely nothing until this week.Had my first one on the weekend and they are smooth and quite creamy for a tomato.
  4. Paulphot

    In a previous life

    This is one of the telescope domes at the Canberra observatory at Mt Stromlo.
  5. Paulphot

    In a previous life

    This is a photo I got to take while in South Africa a few years ago. We only had the one shark and this is as close as she got but I think the murkiness (is that even a word?) gives it a good feel.
  6. Paulphot

    Hello from sunny Victoria...wait, now it's raining...no, suns back

    Thanks Mary, it's all about the food for me, I haven't planted anything that can't go into the kitchen. Although I do cheat a bit, I have been known to grab a tomato from the bush and a basil leaf and just go for it.
  7. Paulphot

    Lime tree roots question

    Thanks Dave, I think I'll take the lime out and have a look. I don't want to kill it by taking it out of the pot but if it's goiung to be root bound, it will die anyway. Cheers, Paul
  8. Paulphot

    Lime tree roots question

    This is the espalier wall I built, hoping the citrus will eventually screen out some of the back yard.
  9. Paulphot

    Lime tree roots question

    Hi everyone, just looking for some advice. I have an espalier wall with three citrus in it, a Eureka Lemon, a Tahitian Lime and a Meyer Lemon. They are only young but the lime seems to be trying to jump out of the pot it is in (they are in pots to restrict how big they get. I suspect the soil in...
  10. Paulphot

    In a previous life

    Hi everyone, I have just joined this forum and thought I would give a little before asking questions. In a former life I was a Navy photographer for 14 years so have picked up a tip here and a trick there. I'm happy to share my knowledge so if you have any questions about photography, please...
  11. Paulphot

    Hello from sunny Victoria...wait, now it's raining...no, suns back

    Hi everyone, Paul from South West Victoria. Just getting started in our garden after building our first house. So far I have a front lawn and an espalier citrus wall started but plan on becoming self-sufficient for just about all our fruit and veg.