Canberra put on a perfect day for a walk around Lake Ginninderra
I went for a walk this afternoon around Lake Ginninderra and shot a few images. The sky was blue with few clouds in the sky. There were lots of birds on the water and lots of people around the lake. These two were close to Yera beach. Not that I really regard anything on a lake as a beach. In my opinion, no surf, no beach. I am amazed when I see people swimming in these artificially made lakes. There are often cyanobacterial blooms and in Lake Burly Griffin the Escherichia coli counts can become dangerous to human health. Not surprising when you consider one source of water is the Queanbeyan water treatment plant. During heavy rain the water levels rise and break through without adequate treatment.
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There are lots of pelicans on Lake Ginninderra and black swans too. I didn’t get a good shot of any swans. In 2009 I attended a meeting in New Mexico and there were people there who told me they’d never seen a black swan. They used a term ‘black swan event’ which means the likelihood of something happening is exceedingly rare.
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This is a food blog so here is breakfast that Bron made this morning. It’s a 63 °C egg with Parmesan custard and tomato salsa. It was amazingly good.