Au Revoir, Spring

I said goodbye to spring for the second time this year. December 1st marks the first day of summer in Australia. As the hotter days settle in I think of how privileged I am to have witnessed the array of colours that define the season of growth in Australia.


 

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The pale purple of the jacaranda tree is something out of an elven forest. The weeks that these flowers bloomed made me believe I was in a fantasy wonderland.

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The sanguine poinciana flowers are only just peeking out here. They have followed me into the first day of summer.

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The coral trees are astounding. Little bell flowers decorate leafless branches. From a distance they look like a tree on fire.


 

Spring is truly the most beautiful season everywhere in the world. I’ve indulged in this period of growth with the world, and I look forward to the memories to be made this summer.

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