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Beach shack, seas the day

Worth a Word Wednesday: Seas the Day

 Wordless Wednesday – has been renamed ‘Worth a Word’ Wednesday simply because I couldn’t stick to the rules of NO WORDS 🙂 This one doesn’t need too many words! Remember to seas the day but don’t be selfish!! Enjoy your Wednesday everyone!! Feel free to join in with Worth A Word Wednesday, post a photo and use as many words as…

Aussie outback adventure #3 – a cultural day

Welcome to Iga Warta – Day 3 full of culture and history  Nangga (pronounced nunga) means hello/welcome in the local Adnyamathanha (pronounced Udna-mat-na) language. We are learning lots of words for plants, animals and birds, as we go on our walks with guides Sharpie, Cliff and Terry.  It’s been very enlightening and educational not to mention interesting. The good news…

An ancient old tree on the Frome River

An Aussie outback adventure #1

Welcome to Iga Warta A superb sunrise greeted us on Day 1 of our walking tour in the Aussie outback. We arrived in Iga Warta late in the afternoon after driving over 400 kms from the verdant Clare Valley.  As we drove further north, into the Flinders Ranges, the vegetation slowly changed from vineyards, green pastures and pretty towns to…

Travel Loving Parents

Originally posted on thewanderingdarlings:
My parents have recently retired which, when they are still in their very early 60s/late 50s is really bloody early. I had like 5 mins worrying about what they would do with this new found freedom of the daily grind then I realised they are going to be even busier now than ever before. You see…

Antique shop in Stanley Tasmania

Tour de Tassie #6 – The white road through the Wilderness to Stanley

All good things come to an end…. Here is the final instalment in my Tour de Tassie series of travel blogs. Moving on from West Coast to North West Coast Strahan – Zeehan – Corinna – Smithton – Stanley After our 2 day stay in beautiful Strahan on the West Coast of Tasmania, we decided to head towards Stanley on…

A sentence a day

A sentence a day for June: a writing challenge

A Sentence a Day – a month in review I’ve decided to join some wonderful bloggers for the Sentence a Day writing challenge for the month of June. On the first Thursday of each month, we link our posts up and can read what everyone else has been up to during the month. It’s also great to read back through…

Early morning at the beach

Home and Away – Musings on Monday 3 July 2017

Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings   A week of good weather and good times: As you may know from my recent posts, I have spent the last week with my mother in the north of our state where the weather was warm, especially when you remember that it’s winter time! We had a lovely week together just hanging out, visiting…

Looking up through the trees

Wordless Wednesday: 28 June 2017

 Wordless Wednesday – winter not winter While staying with my mother, I attended her weekly exercise class in the park. I was lying on my back enjoying the balmy afternoon and up above was this gorgeous tree. It was a beautiful sight and so I snapped a pic.  I’m good at multitasking 😊 Wordless Wednesday….with some words (again). Location: Murwillumbah NSW…

Port Arthur Historic Site Tasmania

Tour de Tassie #5 – A convict journey

It really seems like we were on our very own ‘Convict Journey’ as we visited Darlington Probation Station on Maria Island, Port Arthur Historic Site, the Coal Mines and later in our trip, Sarah Island on the (West Coast).  How’s this for a great list of names? Eagle Hawk Neck, Dog line, Coal Mines, Remarkable Cave, Devil’s Kitchen, Tasman Arch,…

Penguin statue at Penguin Tasmania with seagull on his head

Not so Wordless Wednesday: 21 June 2017

I know it’s supposed to be Wordless Wednesday but I like to break the rules sometimes! Meet the real penguin of Penguin. There’s a funny story about the seagull sitting on his head and I have to share it with you – we were told by a local that the seagull perched there all day and rarely ever moved. So when another…

Top 10 tips, travel, Tasmania

#Top10 Tips for Two weeks of Travelling in Tasmania

Our Top 10 tips for seeing Tasmania in two weeks Disclaimer: We are two recently retired teachers who have been to Tasmania several times but we still have lots to see and do.  These are our thoughts made from our notes and discussions as we travelled around.  We wished someone had paid for our trip but sadly that didn’t happen!…