What’s in a name? – Weekly Photo Challenge

Let me introduce myself –  my name is Debbie or more formally Deborah.  Hello, I’m pleased to meet you 🙂

My daughters and other friends have called me Debs for quite some time now, so when I started blogging it seemed like a good idea to call my blog Deb’s World.

I received this personalised jar of Vegemite (an Australian delicacy) for Christmas and took the photo of the globe while out shopping just yesterday.  I made this photo collage last night, just for some fun, and shared it to my Instagram feed.  Did you notice I made sure the globe was positioned on Australia?  Get it – Deb’s World!!

As it includes my Name I’m happy to share it for this week’s photo challenge!  What serendipity 🙂

Debs World

Deb’s World

I have also been known as Wonder Woman Debs!

WonderWoman Debs

I once wrote a post about how I was named (here’s a link – The Power of Names) and it is with sadness that I acknowledge the recent passing of my namesake Debbie Reynolds.

What’s in a name?  Do you have a name story to share?

Deb xx

About me – updated!


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  1. This is a really cute visual 🙂
    That was a cool Christmas gift!

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  2. My name is 3rd generation – but it got sparser as it was passed down. Annabella. Annabel. Anabel.

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  3. My next door neighbor was also named after Debbie Reynolds…I wonder how many of you there are? (:
    P.S Brilliant visuals!!

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  4. love the Debs vegemite Debs! I get Debs from a few people too. What’s in a name? A rose by any other name would smell as sweet….
    im partial to Debs’s and people who share my birthday! Sadly, we’re out of vegemite here!

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  5. I was always happy to be Andrew as I associated it with Saint Andrew but not the effervescent liver salts!

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  6. Love the personalised vegemite and the wonder woman. Very cute collage too 🙂 I’m named after the Queen of Greece who was a Princess of Denmark. Annie suits me better I think.

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  7. Such a creative pic Deb, love it. 😊

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  8. Interesting story. As you know my name too is Deborah – Debby with a ‘y’ for short. Only a few people have ever called me ‘Debs’ and I consider it affectionate when I’m called that by those people.
    I write memoirs mostly and have talked about my namesake as it was told by me, but I suspect Debbie Reynold’s fame at the time may have inspired the name, even though that wasn’t mentioned. In my faith, we name after the dead. My grandmother’s name was Dorothy, I had 2 cousins already born and given the name, so it was decided I’d be a Deborah instead of a Dorothy. When my other cousin was born she became a Denise. 🙂

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