Pathway alongside carpark leads to bush-walk in one direction, and sand-dunes to the ocean, on the other.
It had been apparent on the drive closer to Lake Munmorah National Park that some early Spring bush-fire hazard prevention was happening in the region i.e. 'back-burning'. A light haze of smoke drifted in the air, and made the horizon blurred.
Purpose of this afternoon's outing was to see what might be flowering in the natural bushland. There were some sweet little surprises to be found.
coal ships way out there in the distance, waiting in queue for their Newcastle harbour go-ahead.
From the Dillwynia family; commonly known as Egg and Bacon
these dainty little flowers opened up to the earth rather than the sky