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The Liquid Ambers in the street colour much earlier than the tree in our garden. They are now quite bare and have dropped their spiky seed pods to the ground. Flocks of noisy galahs are feasting on them all day.

Photo: Galah (Eolophus roseicapillus)

Words to walk with:
From the Penguin Book of Australian Slang by Lenie Johansen
Galah – Fool, ineffectual person: e.g.
1. He made a proper galah of himself.
2. That silly galah can’t do anything right!