Archive for July, 2013

Norfolk Island

July 29, 2013

March 2013

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Norfolk Island is a small island in the Pacific Ocean located between AustraliaNew Zealand and New Caledonia (France), 1,412 kilometres (877 mi) directly east of mainland Australia’s Evans Head, and about 900 kilometres (560 mi) from Lord Howe Island. It has 2,300 people living on 35 km2. Its capital is Kingston.

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IMG_8934Nepean and and Phillip Islands on the background

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The evergreen Norfolk Island pine is a symbol of the island. Native to the island, the pine is a key export industry for Norfolk Island, being a popular ornamental tree on mainland Australia, where two related species grow, and also in Europe.

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IMG_8968Nepean Island (left) and Phillip Island

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Southern Hemisphere Summer Events

July 29, 2013

January-March 2013

Evénements estivaux dans l’hémisphère sud

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LoganPhotos - 0557Chris, Bacia, Cris, Wanda, Jacek

Just after the opening of Renata’s exhibition in Logan

Photos - 0556Jacek and Paul

SunnybankPhotos - 0558Wanda in front of the “Chinese wall”

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Jarod’s farewell dinner, New FarmPhotos - 0570

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SydneyPhotos - 0598Leonie and Wanda

Photos - 0589Archie Roach, great concert

Photos - 0600Tarantino’s Django in première – good film

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Photos - 0603Robyn, Wanda, John 

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Move no 1 / 1er déménagementIMG00103-20130216-0930leaving Birkalla Street, Wanda and Karolyna

A difficult day, leaving big house and birds behind

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IMG00106-20130216-122617/46 Terrace Street, our new apartment

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IMG00131-20130308-1753close to Botanical Park (on our way to Nick Cave concert)

Dinner with Hanny and ChistineIMG_8895 - Version 2Paul and Christine

Cha Cha Char steak restaurant, Brisbane. Excellent

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IMG_8897 - Version 2Wanda and Karolyna

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IMG00138-20130310-1233-1In the aboriginal art gallery

IMG00139-20130310-1317on the ferry

IMG00140-20130315-1632Himalayan Café, New Farm

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Move no 2 / 2éme déménagementIMG00150-20130323-1539Harcourt Street, Teneriffe

A house again, smaller but more what we wanted

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“Living with Birds”

July 29, 2013

22/02/2013

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“living with birds”
Opening night of a photo exhibition by Wanda Michalak
Friday 22 February (5 – 8pm)
Graydon Gallery
27 Merthyr Rd
New Farm

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“Vivre avec les Oiseaux” – Exposition de photos de Wanda

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For more info about the exhibition “Living with Birds” check on:

http://www.gallerywm.com/birdswanda.html