If you don’t observe the religious significance of Easter, what remains for us in the Southern Hemisphere? I’ve written on a number of occasions about the incongruity of Christmas in the hot Australian summer, but never about what Easter is like here.
Here by the beach, although we have four seasons, they can be a bit indistinct. Not so in the Adelaide Hills, just a few km up the freeway. At this time of year everyone is flocking to the Mount Lofty (yes, a great name) Botantic Gardens, for the vibrant autumn colours. Here you could be
The end of the Fringe, Paddy’s Day, the smell of the ocean, wilder winds and waves, the cloud laden hills- all signs that autumn is upon us. See also look both ways look both ways II look both ways III look both ways IV look both ways V look both ways VI