Walking the Kokoda Track is a life changing experience in many ways.
Wordless Wednesday: Be the Inspiration
Good News Week!
Worth a Word Wednesday: Smiles
Wordless Wednesday - has now been renamed 'Worth a Word' Wednesday simply because I can't stick to the rules of NO WORDS 🙂 These girls are part of a group of Rotary Exchange Students who are spending a year in Australia. They are away from their friends and family, out of their comfort zone, learning to …
A Good news week – Musings on Monday 26 June 2017
Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings A week of good news: In case you missed the news, the required legislation to close the disused Rail Corridor between Tumbarumba and Rosewood finally passed through the NSW Parliament during the week. This is fantastic news for those of us who have been patiently working behind the scenes …
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A Wonder Woman week – Musings on Monday 19 June 2017
Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings A wonderful week end with Wonder Woman: I haven't managed to write a Musings on Monday post for a few weeks as I've been away, but you can read all about our trip to Tasmania in my recent posts if you're so inclined. I still have a few to …
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A Wanderlusting traveller
Why you should take your phone with you EVERYWHERE!
Why you should take your phone with you everywhere. This is a cautionary and true story. Over the weekend I had a strangely familiar sensation. I was locked in. Again. In December 2014 I found myself locked in a stairwell in a shopping centre at 4 am and it was not fun! Luckily I had …
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Australia Day 2017
https://youtu.be/LX__i-zeaWs Today is Australia Day (Thursday January 26) and every year an advertisement is made by Meat and Livestock Australia encouraging us to eat lamb. They are often controversial adverts and this year's ad is no exception, with many critics. What do you think of the advertisement? Do you think it's funny, insensitive, clever, inclusive, divisive..... I …
Weekly photo challenge: Be careful of my heart!
Be careful where you tread! Michelle W asks us to show something careful for this week's photo challenge.... This week, show us something careful — a photo taken with care, a person being careful, or a task or detail requiring care. I was out for an early morning walk while at a Rotary conference over the weekend and …
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Every day is an adventure – 84/365
It's a superhero adventure today! One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.— William Feather I don't often feature a photo of myself here as I'm usually the one taking the photos but I couldn't resist this one! We went to a 21st costume party last …
Every day is an adventure – 23/365
Light up Rotary The Rotary year ends on 30 June and we finish this year's theme of Light Up Rotary. I like this, and yes, I'm a Rotarian! RI President Gary C.K. Huang chose Light Up Rotary as his theme for 2014-15. Huang was inspired by the teachings of Chinese philosopher Confucius who said: "It is better …
Weekly photo challenge: Enveloped – 2 examples
When I saw the prompt of Enveloped for this week's photo challenge I knew what I wanted to write about. But how to find a photo to show this? I then looked out the window and saw the sea of fog rising out of the valley below and decided to use this photo! Enveloped is to surround …
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A moment in time!
A dead snake - this is the last photo I took on my iPhone in response to today's prompt 'a moment in time'. It's not the best photo I've ever taken but I wasn't exactly planning on meeting a snake - dead or alive - while out running. It was while I was out for a quick run …
Very Inspiring Blog Award
I am usually a bit wary about blogging awards but when it comes from a renowned blogger like Lucile at Bridging Lacunas, I was immediately thrilled and humbled in equal abounds! Thankyou for the nomination and encouragement. In her post accepting the award, from two other similarly inspiring bloggers, Lucile has then nominated blogs that …
5 seconds on Friday – worlds away
Happy 100…to me!
5 seconds on Friday – life resumes
10 seconds on a Friday – 5 seconds just didn’t cover this week!
One last road trip with Hannes
One last road trip for our Rotary Youth Exchange student Hannes, and we found a bridge to climb!