A couple of weekends ago, while on a walk along the coast near my home, it was sad to see all the bushes bare of leaves, reduced to colourless twiggy skeletons.
All, that is, except for this one:
What a beauty! Its leaves were still almost all in place and were set off by a dense crop of bubblegum-pink fruits.
This is a small native tree that hides its light under a bushel for the rest of the year, and only now shines…