Category: weekly photo challenge

My father

Thoughts on losing my Father

Life and loss You may, (or may not), have noticed that I’ve been missing in action in the blogosphere recently. I haven’t blogged, I haven’t read many blogs, I haven’t commented or interacted, I haven’t shared or participated in any group threads and you know what, I make no apologies for my absence. Sometimes life, or in this case, death,…

An ancient old tree on the Frome River

That time when the bride wore white and so did the groom!

Weathering life As the Mathematician and I celebrate our 38th wedding anniversary, I thought back to how we’ve weathered life along the way. We both started out in our brilliant white outfits and haven’t looked back. I had been considering writing a post to offer advice to newly marrieds, my daughter among them, but I decided I don’t have any…

View through the window on a sunny spring day

What’s outside the window?

This morning the view from the kitchen window was sunny and bright so I thought I’d share it with you. The vase of spring daffodils look pretty, WonderWoman Debs is sitting on top of her jar of Vegemite surveying the world around her, the camellia tree is full of pretty pink flowers outside in the garden and all is well. …

Camp ovens cook damper and billy tea cooked over the campfire in Outback Australia

Waiting patiently

The wait was well worth it….. This week’s Photo Challenge asks us to share a snapshot that shows a sense of waiting.  On our recent trip to the Flinders Ranges in South Australia, we walked everyday, we camped out and we enjoyed the spectacular scenery. Life was easy, simple and slower paced than our usual lifestyle – it was bliss to…

Windmill in the outback

A silent sentinel of the past

A structure with a beauty of its very own…. These structures were to be seen everywhere on our recent trip to the Flinders Ranges in South Australia.  This windmill was abandoned but once upon a time it was a vibrant, useful and necessary structure in the outback, providing a valuable water source to a dry, arid land. I love that although…