The day started off gloomy and wet as we boarded the bus for our visit to Healesville Sanctuary. Our aim was to gain some inspiration for the creative writing which we are preparing for this years writer’s Festival. As we drew closer to Healesville the skies brightened and the rain stopped. Then we were in for a treat as we watched raptors soar, corellas talk and brolgas dance. Hopefully some of what we saw will shine through in our writing. We even saw some very strange blue winged birds.