Cows in the meadow

Hjelledøla, Stryn, Norway

We had just punched through 3 or so tunnels coming off Dalsnibba and as we started to descend down towards
Hjelledøla there were these cool little houses, prolly holiday house perched on the hillside with a whole bunch of cows just wandering around :)
Not a bad spot for a holiday house I suppose :)


We are lucky enough to be part of a group of families who share a weekly fruit and veg shop, its pretty simple, each week one family goes out to the flemmo markets and does battle at a ungodly hour and returns with a variety of fruit and vege for the group, this is then divided up and each party picks up their share of the loot :)

I am pretty sure alot of people have been to the flemington markets and would appreciate its like a warzone if you get there at the wrong time :) that said you can get there pretty early and it seems to be bearable :) This week was our turn and Chaos was rather excited since it was just her and myself getting up at 5am, me not so much so :) . She was quite amazed when i did promptly wake her up since normally shes the first to wake in our household, which then means she has free reign of the TV, chocolate, and anything else of a contraband type :) .

Anyways, with a dazed chaos on board the trolley we scoped out the plethora of market holders and planned our attack, starting with some safe numbers like the apples and plums we then moved in for the real goods, bargain box of mushrooms (just before a restaurant dude cleaned out the entire stall), vine tomatoes (tray), lettuce, spring onions, yellow and red capsicums, cherry tomatoes, corn, pears, cucumbers and the list goes, we also got to see a pretty epic sunrise too but there was no time for that, after two trips to the car and two trolley rides through the carpark (we overtook most of the cars waiting ;) ) we were done and doing battle with the carpark traffic, yep even at silly oclock the parking is a nightmare…

So, after doing up our boxes I had some time to wait and took a few shots :) my camera was feeling unused after that sunrise :)

In Album 14/05/2017

Japanese Wall Garden

I don't reckon you could arrange a Terrarium scene better than this :) perched about 3 foot off the ground on the side of a fern trunk was this red little fungi, I wish I had taken a wide angle shot to give it all some context, but for now you'll have just do with my dodgy description :) needless to say, it was a fairly easy little fungi to spot and was one of the first I noticed walking down this track, its crazy just to see where these things spawn from and more impressively where they survive, albeit only for several days.

Go West

Ever remember that 80/90's band the Petshop boys? and the song Go West with that crazy ass film clip. This little fungi reminded me of the dudes doing that motion :)

you go little fungi, rocking the world.

PS. now go and watch the film clip and re-live some more that naughty nineties action

Your all hands

Its another world down there on the bush floor, in the space of a few square metres the number of diverse (that's my politicially correct way of saying it) fungi striking a blow for freedom is amazing, all of which you would miss unless you stop and get down to the ground level and look around.

This fungi was particularly colourful and caught my eye for looking like a bunch of hands reaching up out of the ground, a excellent image for some kids bedtime stories when they refuse to go to sleep ;)


The tourist view

It does not matter what time of the day you visit this spot, you are guaranteed a wonderful vista and the sense of scale given by the town and the cruise liners is just something else!