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

An ancient old tree on the Frome River in the Flinders Ranges

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 …

What’s outside the window?

View through the window on a sunny spring day

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 …

Layers of Life

Parents

Life is like an onion: you peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep. I am probably cheating a bit here by not sharing one of my own photos for this week's photo challenge, instead I am sharing an old photo of my beautiful parents in the bloom of their life. …

A silent sentinel of the past

Windmill in the outback in the Flinders Ranges

A structure with a beauty of its very own.... Past its used by date 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 …

A curly-wurly succulent

Textures in a succulent

The texture and beauty in a succulent... We consume photos through our eyes, but that doesn’t mean they can’t have a tactile element, too. I love the curly-wurly texture of this succulent, submitted for this week's photo challenge. Although I'm not sure curly-wurly is a real description of anything, I just like the way it rolls off …

Pink flamingo fun, travel pics and a cat called Luna

Travel collage pf photos

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 …