It is spring in Australia, which means the national flower is on show. Fondly known as 'wattle' to the locals, it has an elegant name for the rest of the world: mimosa. Wattles grow in many varieties across most of the continent and some of them have a delicious scent. This one was blooming in Melbourne last month:
Oh yes, and because it is Father's Day in Australia, here he is:
Happy Father's Day to all the father-shaped chaps.