Month: July 2016

Meeting a blogging friend for real!

I have followed Desleyjanes’s blog , Musings of a frequently flying scientist, for ages – I’ve  admired her beautiful photos, her creativity, I’ve loved her stories, enjoyed her posts about Gidget her dog,  felt her initial pain when she moved from her family in Brisbane to Melbourne, smiled to myself when she started feeling settled in her new city, joined in…

The cherry on top was missing – Weekly Photo Challenge

Cherry on top? Unfortunately there were no cherries available. This week’s photo challenge is all about finding a photo that shows the cherry on top, the icing on the cake, the detail that makes a good experience a truly transcendent one. This week, share an image of a finishing touch from your own life, a photo of a detail that makes a…

It’s all in the detail – Weekly Photo Challenge

Details get me all the time. This week’s photo challenge is all about  Details. Jen H has posted the most the most gorgeous macro photo of dewdrops on dandelion seeds as an example of what she means by looking at ‘details’.   She is enamored with nature. As she says “I love the exotic and the mundane, the wondrous and the…

Run Melbourne

The Run Melbourne event and I don’t have a good history.  I first entered the event in 2014 and was excited as I’d been in training for many months.  I raised funds beforehand for Parkinson’s Disease as my father suffers from this insidious disease and was proud to help out in this way. Tragically my husband’s younger brother died suddenly…

Looking up

Things are looking up – Weekly Photo Challenge

Hey you – look up! I always enjoy visiting the city, the buildings seem to close in on us at times but it’s always lovely to see the bright blue sky. I like to think that I’m a positive person and love to look up with wonder at the world above me wherever I am. When I’m in my normal habitat…