Share Your World – 4 July 2017

Looking towards the Gold Coast

Hello readers I'm back home again now and winter is really getting into its stride down here.  It was minus 6 the other day but at the moment it's overcast and drizzling with rain. As you may know, I've been sharing my husband's answers recently in my Share Your World posts, and it's been fun …

Blogger Recognition Award

Gold Coast beach, view across water, winters day

Earlier this week I was thrilled to read a post on Klaudia's Corner, which coincidentally included a link to my Deb's World blog.  Klaudia was nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award and, as part of the requirements, she had to nominate 15 other bloggers passing on the blogging love. It's been a constant source of amazement …

Vanish, invisible mending – a poem I found

While cycling in New Zealand recently I found this poem in a delightful little book about the local area. Reading through it, I found it really hit a chord with me.  The book was one of many available for visitors to flick though in one of the guest houses (Tiger Hill Lodge) we stayed in, …

Magnetic Poetry Saturday Challenge #8 – Language

Over the weekend I visited my sister who isn't too well. She has a magnetic poetry set on her fridge so I wrote her a poem to cheer her up! When she gets home she will see my poem and hopefully it will make her smile. My sister is an academic and loves words so …

Finding Zen in gardening and poetry

Finding Zen in gardening and poetry A while ago, I was inspired to plant some bright colourful flowers in my sunroom/conservatory/hothouse/she-shed/glasshouse/orangery - call it what you will - and I marvelled at the peace that one gets when digging, planting and creating something new. It's a kind of zen feeling isn't it? Maybe I should …