Skywatch Friday – Parliament House, Canberra

It’s been a long while.. but I’m back blogging with a Skywatch Friday photo or 2.

MissN and I had a trip to Canberra (3 hours drive away) in July with Amy, her exchange sister, who is from Tianjin (near Beijing), China.  Of course, Parliament House was on the itinerary.  It was a grey, chilly day but there were patches of blue from time to time.

Here are the girls in the House of Representatives. I love the colours in the two houses. The green symbolises the eucaylpts, Australia’s dominant and defining tree.

The Senate is rose-pink – the colour of the new growth.

Parliament House is a remarkable piece of architecture.  I love it,  This is on the roof looking south.  The vertical lines are part of the huge flagpole which can be seen from many partsof Canberra and acts as a guide to which direction to go when you get lost on one of the many circuits or roundabouts!

This is from the forecourt looking towards Old Parliament House and Mount Ainslie.

And here are the girls – dressed in grey for a grey day (apart from MissN’s socks!)

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5 Responses to “Skywatch Friday – Parliament House, Canberra”

  1. J Bar Says:

    Great shot of the coat of arms on parliament house.

  2. K. Rex Butts Says:

    Those are some neat photos…thanks for sharing and describing them.

    Grace and peace,

    Rex

  3. notquitecrafty Says:

    Lovely photos. Wish we had of been able to catch up.
    Kelli xx

  4. jel Says:

    cool blog ya got here!

    thanks for stopping by

  5. Mali Says:

    Hi, you won the cardican! I’ll send it over to you, please e-mail your address to me: arctic_mum@yahoo.com

    Best wishes, and a great (and I guess hot in Australia!) weekend.

    Mali

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