Looking Up When You’re Down

Getting in over your head

Feather palm (Archontophoenix sp., Arecaceae) forest with paperbark (Melaleuca sp., Myrtaceae). The tree in the centre is a Quandong (Elaeocarpus sp., Elaeocarpaceae). You can probably work out which are the palms and which is the paperbark! Cairns, Far North Queensland. © Bronwen Scott.

In mid-November, Anne Bonfert posed a challenge to tilt your head and look up. I am late to respond; I hope this prompt doesn’t have a use by date. (Watch me publish a Yuletide post in time for the next equinox.)

A few days ago I wrote that December was going to be a productive month. Since then, life has gone haywire. Look, it’s probably my fault…

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Zoologist, writer, artist, museum fan, enjoying life in the tropical rainforest of Far North Queensland. She/her. Website: bronwenscott.com

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Bronwen Scott

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Zoologist, writer, artist, museum fan, enjoying life in the tropical rainforest of Far North Queensland. She/her. Website: bronwenscott.com

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