”Carnivorous plants are plants that derive some or most of their nutrients (but not energy) from trapping and consuming animals or protozoans, typically insects and other arthropods. Carnivorous plants have adapted to grow in places where the soil is thin or poor in nutrients, especially nitrogen, such as acidic bogs and rock outcroppings”
At Eumundi Markets a stall holders is selling a variety these plants, some with names like “Venus Fly Trap”
Eumundi is a small town on the Sunshine Coast , approx. 100km north of Brisbane , in Queensland , Australia. These markets are held Wed. and Sat. each week and attract hundreds of people, locals and tourists from all over. Worth a look if you are ever in this area.
Gucci is an Italian fashion and leather goods brand, part of the Gucci Group, which is owned by French company Kering.
Gucci was founded In Florence by Guccio Gucci in 1921. Gucci generated about € 4.2 billion in revenue worldwide in 2008, and according to Business Week magazine climbed to 41st position in the magazine’s annual 2009 “Top Global 100 Brands” chart. Gucci is also the biggest-selling Italian brand.
Gucci has about 278 directly operated stores worldwide and wholesales its products through franchisees and upmarket department stores
In the year 2013 the brand was valued at $ 12.1 Billion USD with a sales of $4.7 billion USD. In the Forbes list of 2013, Gucci was ranked 38 most valuable brand.
This is the Gucci store in Sydney, very impressive.
Anzac Day marks the anniversary of the first campaign ( 1915 ) that led to major casualties for Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War.
The acronym ANZAC stands for Australian and NZ Army Corps, those soldiers were known as Anzacs. Anzac Day remains one of the most important national occasions of both Australia and New Zealand and is remembered on 25th April each year.
The Australian War Memorial, in Canberra ACT, has a wall named the “ Roll of Honour ” which records and commemorates members of the Australian armed forces who have died during or as a result of war service.
Poppies adorn the panels of this wall, placed beside names as a small personal tribute to the memory of a particular person, or to any of the thousands of individuals commemorated there.
Maybe the women and her children above are remembering some one special to them.
Menu boards have been around for ages, and still today they are common place. They offer an unique way to attract passing customers, and can often prompt an impulse purchase as the food and prices are displayed, with nothing hidden. Although the prices on this board are only for takeaway.
I guess part of this girls job is to put out the board each day as she is about to do in this on this Katoomba street.
Katoomba is a suburb approx. 100 km west from Sydney.