A hammock and a tree – Weekly Photo Challenge

How does a hot summer's day, a hammock and a large tree sound?  Relaxing, peaceful, delightful and comfy! This combination, to me, is a great match and fits the theme for this week's photo challenge perfectly 🙂 A good match  - This week, share a photo of a satisfying pairing from your own life.... You can mix …

Relax and unwind – Weekly Photo Challenge

This sunset! Relax is the prompt for this week's photo challenge.  As Hakan B says: Life can be stressful. Work commitments, family trouble, financial obligations: the list goes on. And sometimes, it can all get a little too overwhelming. That’s why it’s so important to make time to just relax. Whether through meditation, a quiet walk, …

Mundane Monday Challenge – let’s just sit and relax

Let's just take a moment to sit and relax! Here's my photo for this week's Mundane Monday challenge. I love the texture and simplicity of this chair and it was surprisingly comfortable. I hope you too enjoy the chance to sit and relax...... The Mundane Monday Challenge is hosted by PhoTrablogger and is a challenge created to find beauty in almost …

Welcome to my ‘Happy Place’

If you were asked to show us your Happy Place, what would it look like? Where do you go when you need to think? What do you do when you need to restore yourself, to ready yourself to take on the coming week with energy and verve? How do you get your sense of humour …

Weekly photo challenge: Boundaries (staying within the lines)

There's a new craze going around at the moment: colouring-in books for adults. It's supposed to be good for stress levels, a calming pastime and a bit of quirky fun. The cynic in me says it's to bolster flagging sales of coloured pencils, due to everyone being on their smart phones and computers. We bought …

Updated blog – a summer clean up while on a staycation

I am loving being on holidays! I'll admit that I am in danger of turning into a slothful, unkempt, lazybones...yet I must admit that I'm very happy! I sleep late (after 7am is late for me), I have a cup of tea in bed while reading or catching up on news from my various worlds; I …