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…

Winter, raindrops and blue sky

52 week photography project – Week 2: Winter

Source: Week 2: Winter For those of you playing along at home here is Week 2 of our 52 week photography project. Who’s who in the story… I have joined with 6 photographers, of varying experience, to take a photo every week for a year, one theme at a time. It’s turned into a bit of a family affair actually…

Run Debbie Run

Share Your World with us – 26 July 2017

Hello! It’s time to enjoy this fun, easy and relatively quick post where I get to share my answers to four random questions that Cee poses on her blog each week. As you may know, recently I’ve been sharing answers from my husband, my mother,  my youngest daughter and my second daughter, along with my own responses. This week I’ve asked my…

Beach on a Winter's day

Worth a Word Wednesday: Did someone say winter?

 Wordless Wednesday – has now been renamed ‘Worth a Word’ Wednesday simply because I can’t stick to the rules of NO WORDS 🙂 Another beach scene on a winter’s day in the southern hemisphere!  A glorious day revisiting haunts of our past and enjoying time with family. This beach is called Currarong and is on the South Coast of NSW. It…

Unusual photo of a child made into a sketch

It’s nice, it’s different, it’s unusual

It’s nice, it’s different, it’s unusual… I’ve been a fan of Lignum Draco and his amazing photographs for quite some time now and this week he asks us to experiment with something unusual. This photo is unusual for me in a few ways.  I rarely photographs people, and if I do, I rarely share them, unless it’s my family! I took this…

Sheep in the paddock blending in with the colour of the grass

Worth a Word Wednesday: Blending in

 Wordless Wednesday – now renamed Worth a Word Wednesday   These sheep have taken on the fashion advice of ‘blending in’….they match their surroundings very well. One of the joys of living where I live is seeing the lambs start off as snowy white and gamboling all over the paddock, then growing older and losing their newborn look as they start…

Run Melbourne 2017

Share Your World with us – 18 July 2017

Hello again It’s Tuesday here and time to enjoy this fun, easy and relatively quick post where I get to share my answers to four random questions that Cee poses on her blog. As you may know, recently I’ve been sharing answers from my husband , my mother and last week my youngest daughter was “invited” to join my Share Your World…

Mother of the Bride update for daughter's wedding in Fiji

Mother of the Bride update #4 – the final countdown

Welcome to the latest update from the Mother of the Bride! As I sit here writing this update, the song playing on my random rock selection is The Final Countdown – I kid you not! I was searching for how many days until the big day and that song comes on – how random!!!  (Followed closely by ACDC’s Thunderstruck…I could…

Travel collage pf photos

Pink flamingo fun, travel pics and a cat called Luna

A pink flamingo always manages to make me smile 🙂 How about you? This week’s photo challenge is all about the humble collage, so I have compiled not one, but three collages – all using a different method.  Hey, they did say it was Blogger’s Choice! Collage – An assortment, a collection, a hodgepodge.  1. Pink Flamingo fun:  As we’re in the…

Interesting cloud formation over Tumbarumba

Worth a Word Wednesday: What a wonderful world!

 Wordless Wednesday – now renamed Worth a Word Wednesday Keep your feet on the ground and your head in the clouds! While out running this week I’ve managed to capture these two shots of cloud formations rolling in over Tumbarumba.  I must admit to being impressed with the sky and the massive clouds. We had some rain but I think there…

Rainbow over the vineyard

Share Your World with us – 11 July 2017

Hello everyone I enjoy this fun, easy and relatively quick post each week where I get to share my answers to four random questions that Cee poses on her blog. As you may know, I’ve been sharing my husband’s answers, and even my mother’s, recently in my Share Your World posts, and it’s been fun to hear your thoughts. This…

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…

Sydney Harbour Bridge

Would you rather build a wall or a bridge?

We build too many walls and not enough bridges – Isaac Newton Bridges connect things – people, structures, places and even bloggers. Bridge– for this week’s photo challenge, Cheri asks for our take on the things, places, or people that connect us.  There’s scary bridges:   There’s interesting bridges:   There’s beautiful old railway trestle bridges:   There’s the water…