Nature in action, Grosvenor Street, Balmoral, Brisbane. The orange and green of these bird of paradise flowers show how well seconday colours compliment each other.
The focal point of this picture is the elegant bird of paradise flower. However, the sun shone just at the right moment. Transforming the rather plain dark green water tank into dappled aqua. What a background!
A couple of other posts featuring bird of paradise flowers:
Since prepaid fares have been introduced in Sydney there is little need to interact with the driver. Being greeting was part of the story; the driver also played familiar songs and wished everyone a good day as they alighted.
I tell others about the beauty of Australia, usually referring to the beaches, outback and rainforests. Today I was given several moments in urban paradise.
The songs included Don’t you forget about me by Simple Minds, Really wanna know you by Gary Wright and Paradise by Coldplay.