Danger sign for horses and wombats

It’s a dangerous world out there! – Weekly Photo Challenge

Danger! Look out! This week’s challenge is about the unexpected thrill of danger.  This week, share a photo that says Danger! to you. I love this sign, which I smile at every time I pass by.  It is an Australian road warning sign, alerting drivers to be aware of animals on the road. But what I see is a little dancing horse…

Share Your World – May 1 2017

Share Your World is a fun way to get to know each other through our blogs.  Cee posts four random questions for those who want to participate and it’s always interesting to read what others have written in their responses. Answer four questions each week. Bonus Question is always the same “What are you grateful for from last week, and what are you…

Wordless Wednesday – 3 May 2017

It’s Wordless Wednesday! Enjoy your Wednesday – wherever you are in the world. The seasonal differences within our huge country never cease to amaze me.  Just a week ago I was up north in Brisbane in Qld where autumn was not evident at all.  It was a pleasant 25 degrees during the day and no autumnal colours were on show. I returned home…

Pure Gold, afternoon light shining over the vineyard in Autumn

How to embarrass your 3 daughters in 1 post – Musings on Monday 1 May 2017

Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings   I have a confession to make – this is my very first ‘How to..’ post!  Not because I don’t know how to do things but because I don’t feel qualified to offer anyone advice, about anything. While out riding my bike today I had a great post fill my head, it was sensational, pithy,…

church, wedding, afternoon light

The bitch was right – #Writespiration

Writespiration – is a great challenge which I’m enjoying more each week. The challenge is to write something using the weekly theme, in just 52 words…. EXACTLY 52 words, no more, no less. It’s harder than it seems, feel free to have a go yourself if you doubt me! This week Sacha has given us the words the bitch was right to use…

A new me or an upgraded version?

Isn’t it interesting how you can read a post and all the accompanying comments and get a real feel for people and their situation?  I love blogging for that very reason. Since retiring I have made contact with many other middle aged bloggers who are in much the same boat as I am.  It’s been enlightening and so encouraging to…

A Wanderlusting traveller – Weekly Photo Challenge

Wanderlust This week’s photo challenge is all about Wanderlust which, put simply, is a strong desire to travel.  I think I can honestly say I am a woman consumed by wanderlust.  Our family motto is “To travel is to live”! ….share a photo that represents travel to you. Whether you’re crossing borders or visiting a nearby neighborhood for the first time, we…

Plane, flying

Wordless Wednesday – 26 April 2017

Wordless Wednesday! I’m leaving on a jet plane…. Enjoy your Wednesday – wherever you are in the world. I can’t help but think of a swimming pool with lane ropes when I see this pic – and the plane is definitely not keeping within its lane! Debbie 🙂 PS. You can also find Deb’s World in these places: Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, G+, Facebook

ANZAC Day 2017

ANZAC Day is an important day for Australians and New Zealanders, wherever they are in the world. Today marks the landing at Gallipoli in 1915 and is recognised around the world as ANZAC Day – Australia New Zealand Army Corps. We commemorate ANZAC Day on 25 April each year with ceremonies, marches, laying of wreaths, special prayers and tributes.  Most importantly of…

Sunshine dancing on water

Home is beckoning – Musings on a Monday

Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings  where I mull over the week that was. It’s been another big week!  I’ve spent the week with my mother, going through various things with her, walking everyday, seeing friends, visiting my father and taking him out of his aged care facility for picnics and walks along the beach.  We’ve shopped, cooked, talked and…

Hibiscus flower

Earthly gifts

Earth  The earth is what we all have in common.  Wendell Berry I love this yellow hibiscus flower which opened up fully for the first time this morning in mum’s garden. It’s a small plant, in a pot, and has just this one flower (so far). I think it’s so beautiful,  I’ve declared today Happy Hibiscus Friday! I’m reminded that…

wedding, hair, planning, fiji

MOB fun with B2B – update #3

Welcome to the latest update from the Mother of the Bride! As you probably know by now, my MOB status has been restored with baby daughter’s wedding planned for October 2017  – in Fiji!   It is a very small intimate affair with only parents, siblings, and a few close friends.  We are now looking at less than 6 months to go!!…

Mt Warning, Woolumbin, Tweed Valley

Musings on a Monday from Murwillumbah

Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings coming to you today from Murwillumbah.  My Monday Musings post is where I mull over the week that was. Murwillumbah is the town where I was born and where my parents returned to live many years ago when they retired.  Dad grew up here and moved away as soon as he could!  Thankfully he did move…