Early days

We moved into Uccello Lane in 2012 – it was a mudbrick house on a lane that led to the Yarra River – with a garden that was very natural and overgrown but all the hard landscaping and rock work had been done. Every room had floor length windows so you really felt like you were at one with the outside. For the winter…

Birds – King Parrots (Alisterus scapularis)

The King Parrots are gentler, shyer birds who will eat food from your hand. They visit each day and call out as soon as they arrive. They gather on the bbq and wait – they sing and appear to “stare” at you till food is produced. Their feathers really are magnificent in color and seemingly different on each bird.