Lens-Artists Challenge # 128 – Here Comes the Holiday Season

Christmas in Australia has always been about holidays, sunscreen, and bushfires. Summer holidays seem to go hand in hand with bushfires.

Fires last year were so fierce they gained international attention. A year or so before that we packed up the car for fires had reach our suburb on the outskirts of the city. We lived near the bush.

Australian trees regenerate and germinate after fire

What most people don’t know is that our trees naturally regenerate. Their blackened trunks after a couple of months begin to sprout leaves. It’s pretty weird but they actually germinate through fire.

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#Poetry – Tree of hugs and kisses

Photo by Oleg Magni on Pexels.com

Shopping for Christmas presents this year seems just a bit insane, but I was at the shopping centre so that made it sound more tame. I know it’s not December but I thought about it alot. Clean hands and masks are essential in case you had forgot. 

So I scouted round for presents but nothing hit the spot, so thought I’d get creative and give it another shot. Cause I’m thinking the greatest present that I would like to see, is a tree with hugs and kisses hand sanitized for free. Free for all that want to get a hug and kiss this time of year. Hugs and kisses we all can get without the need to fear.



Photo by Oleg Magni from Pexels – Woman Wearing Brown Jacket – 2020