Watersmeet Summer Ginko

photo: Andrew Reeves

At our first ginko for the year, on Friday 16th February, we were wondering where summer had gone as we met at the Japanese Gardens in the Royal Hobart Botanical Gardens, rugged up against a cold westerly wind.

There were only four of us, partly due to the unseasonal weather, though Ron Moss’s volunteer fire brigade was called away to Bruny Island to fight a house fire that had gotten out of control in the gusty conditions.

Ross Coward recalled how Watersmeet had its beginning in 2000 in this place.  Tom Daly had brought along a copy of the Watersmeet: haiku anthology from which we read several haiku, including a favourite of mine by Ross: Continue reading “Watersmeet Summer Ginko”