Month: March 2017

The Break – #Writespiration

Writespiration – is a challenge courtesy of Sacha Black.  The challenge is to write something using the weekly theme in just 52 words…. EXACTLY 52 words, no more, no less. It’s harder than it seems, I can assure you! This week the topic is The Break. Here’s my offering: The Break Living in a small country town, A city break is invigorating.…

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National park

Beautifully dense

Dense is the prompt for this week’s photo challenge.  Dense can mean many things and I am immediately drawn to think of texture, solid shapes and heaviness. So I have gone with the meaning of dense as ‘closely compacted in substance’ and am sharing some photos of some very special rocks from a visit to Australia’s Red Centre and Uluru. If…

Wordless Wednesday – 29 March 2017

Wordless Wednesday! Start with crabapples and end with crabapple (and cinnamon) jelly! I will admit to cutting up some of these crabapples but not to producing this magnificent coloured jam despite my name on the jar!  That honour goes to my friend Cathy who is a domestic goddess. Enjoy your Wednesday whatever you have planned! Debbie 🙂 PS. Feel free to…

Share Your World – March 27 2017

It’s time again for Cee’s Share Your World.  Share Your World (SYW) is all about having a safe place for everyone to answer random questions that Cee posts each week.  Here is the basic format. Answer four questions each week. Bonus Question is always the same “What are you grateful for from last week, and what are you looking forward to in the week coming…

Cyclone Debbie – Musings on a Monday

Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings – a summary of things going on in my world and the world at large It’s Monday again (already?) here in the Land of Oz and my recent musings have been overshadowed by a few dreadful events.  There’s the headlines about Cyclone Debbie which is heading towards the North Queensland coast.  Thankfully I have…

Just another ordinary day or something a bit special?

Another ordinary day or a bit special?  Five thoughts: Receive notification from WordPress of 5 year anniversary of blogging!  Not too keen on joining the Social Saturday bike ride group due to feeling tired and weather is a bit overcast,  but go anyway.  End up riding nearly 17kms, including hills, with the group, and feel much better for it! Decide…

The Switch – #Writespiration

Writespiration – is a challenge courtesy of Sacha Black.  The challenge is to write something using the weekly theme in just 52 words…. EXACTLY 52 words, no more, no less. This week Sacha has set the theme as The Switch. So here’s my story: Come in, come in, they chorus. Sit down, they say. Make yourself comfortable, they say. This won’t take…

The green green grass of home

Green is said to be the colour of nature and health. It is associated with ecological movements, natural therapies, life,  youth, money, hope… It IS Easy Being Green is the prompt for this week’s photo challenge.  I like the colour green but orange is still my favourite.   Here are a few of my green flavoured photos.  After waking to the dreadful news in…

Share Your World – March 20 2017

It’s time again for Cee’s Share Your World.  Share Your World (SYW) is all about having a safe place for everyone to answer random questions that Cee posts each week.  Here is the basic format. Answer four questions each week. Bonus Question is always the same “What are you grateful for from last week, and what are you looking forward to in the week coming…

Globetrotters- G’day Debbie 👋 

Originally posted on thewanderingdarlings:
This weeks Globetrotter is a special one as it’s my lovely Mum – Debbie My mum and dad are solely responsible for my sisters and my traveling genes. They took us on our first overseas trip when we were little and that started us all off on trying to see as much as the world as…

Romance is alive, just not here – #Writespiration

Writespiration – is a challenge courtesy of Sacha Black.  The challenge is to write something using the weekly theme in just 52 words…. EXACTLY 52 words, no more, no less. This week Sacha has asked us to use the theme of Romance. This week your challenge is to write the most romantic 52 words you can. Turn my black coal infested…

Hike, Blue Lake, Kosciuszko National Park, Mountain,

Atop of Australia – Weekly Photo Challenge

I have been blogging about being on top of Australia all week and now I see the theme for this week’s photo challenge is –  Atop !   How amazing and just a bit spooky, I mean are they stalking me? 🙂 I really have been having a great week blogging about all things on top of Australia – if you…