Saturday, March 6, 2010

Autumn Reflection St James station

This is a morning reflection looking to the entrance to Sydney's St James station. The shops are all winter collections and the weather has turned right on cue, from Monday there was a touch of Autumn in the air. Our 'fall' is 1 March unlike many Northern hemisphere countries who use the equinox as the marker for the change of seasons. But Sydney's Aborigines had six seasons based on the native flowering times, this seasons is Banamurrai'yung, when the lilli pilli tree produces tiny sour berries, from now until May and is a time of wet, cooling temperatures, a signal to make cloaks to keep warm. You can read more here.

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