Month: May 2017

Travel, adventure, Tasmania, cycling, history

Tour de Tassie – Maria Island 

What do two intrepid travellers decide to do while on a trip to Tasmania? Where do I start!!? Car packed with bikes, helmets, walking boots, cameras, warm clothes, food, sleeping bags, national park pass….tick ✔️ No real plans or destinations in mind just a sense of freedom to go where we feel like visiting. It’s a nice way to travel…

Whitest Sand

Wordless Wednesday – 17 May 2017

It’s Wordless Wednesday! Enjoy your Wednesday – wherever you are in the world. This is our favourite beach, where the bush meets the sea and it just happens to have the whitest sand in the world! Do you know where this beach is?  Leave me a comment to tell me know where you think it is. (I’ve given you a clue!) Debbie 🙂…

Mother's Day card

Share Your World – May 15 2017

This week’s questions and answers for Share Your World are: Q. How many languages do you you speak? A. English and Australian – and yes that’s a real language 🙂 Q. What are you reading, watching, listening to, eating? Reading: Sacha Black’s new book 13 Steps to Evil, Sarah J Maas’s  A Court of Wings and Ruin and lots of blogs –…

Mother's Day 2017

The Mother of all Classics – Musings on Monday 15 May 2017

Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings   The Mother of all Weeks –  We’ve just celebrated Mother’s Day here in the land down under (and other places too) with lots of celebrations and sales of soaps, slippers and scarves.  I had a chuckle at the groups of  youngsters out shopping for that perfect gift for mum or grandma.  I also enjoyed…

Autumn leaves, colour

Reflecting on my latest love affair – Weekly Photo Challenge

Reflecting means different things to different people.  This week’s photo challenge asks us to share a photo that captures something reflected back to you in a way that made you look at your surroundings differently.  In response to this I  have decided to share my reflections of my latest love affair. I don’t know when it started, this love affair that delightful crisp, brisk…

Wonder Woman

Reblog: Not a good week!  – Deb’s World

I can’t let today, 10 May 2017, go by without mentioning that one year ago today we were told our jobs as educators in the State’s Correctional Centres were to be axed by the end of 2016. It started a dreadful time of worry, concern, upset, ill health and general malaise.  We were all summonsed to Sydney,  to a meeting to…

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Wordless Wednesday – 10 May 2017

It’s Wordless Wednesday! Enjoy your Wednesday – wherever you are in the world.  This lovely pic is home for me 🙂 This view was taken late in the afternoon as the locals were starting to light their evening fires – as evidenced by the smoke haze.  Autumn colour abounds – happy days! Debbie 🙂 PS. You can also find Deb’s World in these places: Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, G+, Facebook and…

Tulip flower

Share Your World – May 8 2017

This week’s questions for Share Your World are: Q. When you’re alone at home, do you wear shoes, socks, slippers, or go barefoot? A. As it’s slowly getting cooler here I’m wearing socks or slippers but during warmer months I wear my thongs….(not that sort of thong, maybe you know them as flipflops!) Q. What was your favorite food when…

The wheels on the bike go round and round – Musings on Monday 8 May 2017

Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings   Cycling in the sun – Last week’s Musings on a Monday post was written while on the road (again) but this week I’m home.  YAY 🙂 We had a great week, enjoyed catching up with family and did lots of cycling in the glorious autumn weather. We rode our bikes around on tracks in the…

What It’s Really Like to be the Mother of the Bride | Bridesmaids Confession

As a mother of three daughters I was asked to write about weddings from the perspective of the Mother of the Bride. I’m thrilled to share it here, hot off the press, from Bridesmaids Confessions.  Just in time for Mother’s Day next weekend! I’d love you to go and read the story by clicking the link below. Have you had…

Danger sign for horses and wombats

It’s a dangerous world out there! – Weekly Photo Challenge

Danger! Look out! This week’s challenge is about the unexpected thrill of danger.  This week, share a photo that says Danger! to you. I love this sign, which I smile at every time I pass by.  It is an Australian road warning sign, alerting drivers to be aware of animals on the road. But what I see is a little dancing horse…