Jailhouse Blues by Murray Cook

This article was written by Murray Cook, a fellow teacher at Long Bay Correctional Centre in Sydney and was published in the Sydney Morning Herald on Saturday 27/8/16.  He sums it up very well and adds a human element to our case. Jailhouse Blues: Premier's decision will rock may lives Pottering around the Blue Mountains …

In the frame – Weekly Photo Challenge

Sunroom Frame

View from the inside In this week's photo challenge, Nancy asks us to look at things a bit differently. Whether it’s through an actual picture frame, a few stalks of grass, or even the spokes of a bicycle tire, find an alternative frame to the world around you and share what you see! I've taken this one  literally. …

An echidna drops by for a scratch

I hope you enjoy my short video of this echidna, who stopped by to visit us this morning. He wandered around our verandah before wedging himself under this table and proceeded to scratch himself as if no-one was watching!  We watched him through the window before I had the great idea of trying to video him. …

Life’s too short not to have fun – Weekly Photo Challenge

Life's too short not to have fun! Here is my 'fun, cheeky and very pleased with myself' face- it was the most fun I've had in ages and I think it shows. This week's photo challenge asks for an image of fun. I can assure you that eating all this deliciousness was fun, so much so that I …

Therapy via Instagram

Therapy comes in many forms The last few weeks haven't been much fun for our family.  I won't go into details, suffice to say it's been hard. But I have learnt that therapy comes in many ways - one of mine happens to be Instagram. Despite what's been happening I like to think that I'm …

Mornings are the best part of the day – Weekly Photo Challenge

Anyone for tea?This week's photo challenge asks for an image of what a typical 'morning' looks like.  Every morning starts with a cup of tea in a mug when I'm at home, but as I'm visiting my parents at the moment, we use the lovely white cup and saucer set for the first of our numerous …

iPhriday – meet my dad

It's Phriday - meet my dad iPhriday is where we get to share a photo taken with a mobile phone anytime during the week. Thanks to Lisa at Graydaysandcoffee for starting this Friday obsession.You can see my previous iPhriday posts by clicking this link - iPhriday posts. Deb 🙂