52 week photography project – Week 5: Up Close

up close in a wine cellar

Source: Week 5: Up Close For those of you playing along at home here is Week 5 of our 52 week photography project, with the theme Up Close.  My photo was taken in a wine cellar in the renowned Barossa Valley in South Australia. I must admit it felt good to be this close to so …

Worth a Word Wednesday: Afternoon light

Afternoon light in the South Australian Flinders Ranges. Sunset over the hills.

 Wordless Wednesday - has now been renamed 'Worth a Word' Wednesday simply because I can't stick to the rules of NO WORDS 🙂 Helloooooo - I'm back from my big adventure and have so much to catch up on. I promise to get over and read some of your posts in the next few days.  I …

52 week photography project – Week 4: Long Distance

Long distance photo of snow for 52 week photography project

Source: Week 4: Long distance For those of you playing along at home here is Week 4 of our 52 week photography project, with the theme of Long distance. My photo was one of my favourite views, of the aptly named Snowy Mountains, but this time in black and white:  The others photos were fantastic …

Adventure calls!

Adventure calls, off on a little holiday

Dear friends We're off on a little adventure for the next few weeks, so I thought I'd let you know not to expect to hear from me for a while. I won't go into the details but I can say that it involves a long road trip, some rail trail cycling, visiting some wine areas, …

A curly-wurly succulent

Textures in a succulent

The texture and beauty in a succulent... We consume photos through our eyes, but that doesn’t mean they can’t have a tactile element, too. I love the curly-wurly texture of this succulent, submitted for this week's photo challenge. Although I'm not sure curly-wurly is a real description of anything, I just like the way it rolls off …

52 week photography project – Week 3: Transport

Steam Train

Source: Week 3: Transport For those of you playing along at home here is Week 3 of our 52 week photography project. My photo for Transport was a classic Steam Train arriving in a dramatic puff of steam at Melbourne's Southern Cross Station on a cold morning.  Did I say it was an early start too? …

A sentence a day for July: a writing challenge

A Sentence a Day - a month in review I joined in with some wonderful bloggers for the Sentence a Day writing challenge for the month of June, and enjoyed it so much I'm back again for July! On the first Thursday of each month, we link our posts up and can read what everyone …

Worth a Word Wednesday: Scribbly Gums

Scribbly Gums In the Australian bush are very special trees

 Wordless Wednesday - has now been renamed 'Worth a Word' Wednesday simply because I can't stick to the rules of NO WORDS 🙂 Theses magnificent trees deserve to have some words written about them.  Can you see the scribbles on them?  They are found in the bush near where where my husband grew up in Nowra …