Month: August 2016

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 Wintermagic festival recently, I heard…

In the frame – Weekly Photo Challenge

View from the inside In this week’s photo challenge, Nancy¬†asks us to¬†look at things a bit differently. Whether it‚Äôs 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. While relaxing in my sunroom…

A rare event – Weekly Photo Challenge

An¬†echidna drops by for a manicure – now that’s a¬†rare event! Following on from my previous post, which¬†included¬†a video of our visiting echidna dropping by for a scratch, I now share with you a close up photo of him setting up for a manicure! Just look at those nails – I think they need some work, don’t you? ¬†I know…

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 couldn’t resist the urge to…

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 cups of tea a day.…