Picture Challenges #1-17 have created a deal of interest, particularly when you factor in the number of people who have told me they wish they’d been to the Outback so that they could begin to compete with the Outback gurus who seem to know every tree, every building and every strange life form out there.
I’ve decided to start a new series called “Explain This”, where you’re not at a disadvantage even if you’ve never been outside the house. All you have to do is have a good squiz* at the picture, and then tell us about it in a comment. (Just click on where it says “Leave a comment” or maybe “3 comments” or similar.) Your explanation can be as factual or as fanciful as you like. A good imagination will be an advantage. The pictures will all be ones taken somewhere in Australia. No prizes – just the honour and glory of coming up with something amusing, imaginative, maybe even believable.
(* For the benefit of non-Australian readers, a squiz is pretty much the same as a Captain Cook, or a gander.)
So let’s get started: Explain This #1: