Every day is an adventure – 58/365

The only question in life is whether or not you are going to answer a hearty ‘YES!’ to your adventure. — Joseph Campbell I'm wishing I was back here having an adventure  - as it's so cold and bleak here today. A great cycling adventure in Croatia - this was a tough day's ride but such fun! …

Cover Makeover – Photo101 Rehab challenge

Yay!!! - a new challenge from my blogging friends Lucile and Desleyjane! I have jumped right in (when I'm supposed to be doing something else entirely) and have come up with my own version of this book cover as per the directions below.  It was actually quite fun and didn't take me too long at …

Don’t burst my bubble! 

I love this photo, which I found just yesterday while looking for shots for my weekly photo challenge -  On the way! I'd forgotten all about it. We were in Split (in Croatia) last year, and had just finished a cycling holiday where we sailed around the islands in Southern Dalmatia and cycled up and down huge …

Splash of colour! 

Pick a door - any door as long as it's green!

 One can speak poetry just by arranging colours well - Vincent Van Gogh For this week's Eclectic Corner #8 Justine has asked us for a 'Splash of colour' and maybe some poetry or a quote. I have used a great quote attributed to artist Van Gogh which mentions both colour and poetry and it resonates …

Travel theme – fantastic

'No pressure'  I say to myself - this is only my 200th post!! It had just better be pretty bl%@#y fantastic! I mutter back at myself. So what better time to participate in the Travel theme  - a  weekly themed blog challenge hosted by Ailsa's travel blog at Where's my Backpack.  As this week's theme is Fantastic, …

Weekly Photo Challenge: How’s the serenity?

The beach

"How's the serenity" is a line from a classic Australian movie 'The Castle' from 1997. It says it all! This photo is of my husband sitting contemplating the serenity early one morning on the island of Korcula, Croatia. I feel the serenity just oozing out of him. This photo is one of my favourites from our recent holiday …

Travel Blog: Cycling in Croatia, and trips to UK, Denmark, Sweden & Singapore

With less than a week before we leave on our next big adventure I have started my Travel Blog and will be updating it whenever I can.  Here is the link in case you want to stay in touch and come along for the ride with us! I'm happy to say that I am recovering …