Tour de Tassie – Maria Island 

Maria Island Tasmania

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 …

Wordless Wednesday – 17 May 2017

Whitest Sand

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 …

Share Your World – May 15 2017

Mother's Day card

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 …

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

Mother's Day 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 …

A crazy place – #Writespiration: Week 19

Writespiration is a great challenge as it really gets my grey matter working. The challenge is to write something using the weekly theme, in just 52 words…. EXACTLY 52 words, no more, no less and it's harder than it sounds. This week Sacha wants to get to know us better so we have to pretend money is …

Reflecting on my latest love affair – Weekly Photo Challenge

Autumn leaves, colour

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 …

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

Wonder Woman

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 …

Wordless Wednesday – 10 May 2017

View

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 …

Share Your World – May 8 2017

Tulip flower

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 …

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

Cycling in Canberra

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 …

How I made friends with Pinterest

social media

Since retiring in January 2017, I have had lots more time to spend on blogging, social media and learning new skills.  I know that as you age you are supposed to keep your brain busy, so I treated my blogging/social media as if I was learning a new language. I was in fact learning a …

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 …

Share Your World – May 1 2017

Share Your World is a fun way to get to know each other through our blogs.  Cee posts four random questions for those who want to participate and it's always interesting to read what others have written in their responses. Answer four questions each week. Bonus Question is always the same “What are you grateful for from last …

Wordless Wednesday – 3 May 2017

It's Wordless Wednesday! Enjoy your Wednesday - wherever you are in the world. The seasonal differences within our huge country never cease to amaze me.  Just a week ago I was up north in Brisbane in Qld where autumn was not evident at all.  It was a pleasant 25 degrees during the day and no autumnal colours were …

How to embarrass your 3 daughters in 1 post – Musings on Monday 1 May 2017

Pure Gold, afternoon light shining over the vineyard in Autumn

Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings   I have a confession to make - this is my very first 'How to..' post!  Not because I don't know how to do things but because I don't feel qualified to offer anyone advice, about anything. While out riding my bike today I had a great post fill my …