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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…

Textures in a succulent

A curly-wurly 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 the tongue and it does…

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…

Travel blog – New Zealand #2

Day 2: Queenstown, Crown Summit, Cardrona, Bradrona, Wanaka, Glendhu, Puzzleworld, Cromwell The day started out a bit overcast with rain overnight, but it turned into a magnificent day of warm sunshine and blue skies. I managed a brief morning walk and captured some fishermen preparing for their catch of the day. Lake Wakatipu looked a bit brooding again this morning.…

Travel blog – New Zealand 

Day 1: Queenstown and surrounds  Waking up to this view from our Queenstown apartment after getting in late last night. Yep that’s snow up there on The Remarkables.  Room with a view!  Out for an early morning walk along the lake.  Driving to Glenorchy and stopping every few kilometres to take photos of amazing scenery!  Glenorchy had a great little…

room trashed

iPhriday – Trashing a room

It’s Phriday – time for a laugh While in Sydney for meetings, my work colleague (and friend) decided to play a practical joke on me. This involved her ‘trashing’ my hotel room. As her room wasn’t ready I generously let her use mine until she could get into her room. She thanked me for my generosity and promptly proceeded to…

Mug

iPhriday – Awesomeness

It’s Phriday – that’s awesome! I love Fridays and having an afternoon cup of tea in my favourite mug is an awesome way to start the weekend.  Relax, unwind, breathe…… It doesn’t hurt to remind ourselves just how awesome we are either! iPhriday is where we get to share a photo taken with a mobile phone. Thanks to Lisa at Graydaysandcoffee for starting this Friday…

city lights

iPhriday – city lights

It’s Phriday! It’s not been the best week but this view from my hotel room in the centre of Sydney was one of the good things to happen! The night view was beautiful and the sunrise was pretty good too. iPhriday is where we get to share photos taken with a mobile phone. You can see my previous iPhriday posts by clicking this link –…