Friday, June 10, 2011


Brisbane has been shivering for the past few days. Our winters are usually so mild that it's a bit of a shock to the system. Thursday morning I woke up at 4:45 for our hill session and it was 13.5C. That was the warmest it got all day. The nights have been cold and may have involved some sharing of body warmth just for practical purposes.

So when I woke up the other morning and saw little white patches all over our back lawn (okay, the term lawn is used fairly loosely here. It's more like a back weed bed) the first thing I thought of was SNOW!

Only problem with that is IT NEVER SNOWS IN BRISBANE. Not ever!!

Maybe frost?

The only way to find out for sure was to go for a closer inspection. So I rugged up and faced the brisk morning air to find these

And what are they? This last pic shows what it is before metamorphosis.

Who'd have thought that a dog turd could look so pretty and delicate?!


  1. Ewwww!!! I'm glad I ate my breakfast already, Char!
    Enjoy running in the cool weather this weekend...and no more poo pics, please! ;-)

  2. Poo is funny..... And apparently, it can be pretty.


  3. ...and often some humans could have the same metamorphosis...
    Great pic!!!!!

  4. Yuck! I'm with more poo pics please :)

  5. What a beautiful specimen of code brown.

  6. Oh my....that was pretty funny. I'd have no clue about that either!! Haha.

  7. OH YUCK!

    13.5C sounds just about perfect to me.

  8. So not what I was expecting! Glad you didn't give it away in the title.

  9. Oh my does look like snow at first!

  10. Hmmm...first post I've seen with pics of dog poo. I don't think I have ever thought of it as pretty.

    Enjoy the nice weather.

  11. Lovely, lovely, lovely. I was totally INTO those and thought they were seed pods or something. BLAH, you got me!!!

  12. I can tell you don't ever have snow in Brisbane.
    But this is really strange looking. I would say pretty if not for the fact that I know what it is.
    BTW, 13C is NOT cold. ;)

  13. 13 degrees is perfect running weather!!!!


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