Butterfly

Butterflies are symbols of the soul; in many cultures they represent the cycle of birth, death and transformation. They are a spiritual affirmation if they appear in your life. In a well-known Dreaming about Butterfly[1], as caterpillar she goes off in search for the meaning of death.  The other creatures …

Cicada – First Voices

Sounding like a symphony of high-pitched monotone didgeridoos, voices of summer, the piercing music of cicadas ring in chorus throughout the Australian bush and city alike. Cicadas quite likely made the first animal sounds on earth, their evolutionary history dating back at least two hundred and fifty million years. Fossils …

Frog

Frogs are found the world over.  Their relationship with water traditionally links them with the emotions, and the majority of the many native species live in areas which have a reasonable yearly rainfall.  Some frogs have adapted to living in the desert, breeding when opportunity favours it. They mostly live …

Rainbow Lorikeet

Rainbow Lorikeet

Bursts of vibrant colour, these gloriously coloured birds are a delight to watch as they screech and chatter, hanging off branches and eating nectar.  Rainbow Lorikeets (and all lorikeets) have a brush-like tongue especially adapted for extracting the sweet things in life! Social, nomadic birds, they often fly in large …