The Changing Seasons – June in Canberra

Ah, June.  I can’t believe we are already half way through the year.  Winter is not a time that I particularly enjoy.  It’s cold.  It’s grey, and quite often miserable.  Just to prove that it does get cold in Australia, I headed out on a particularly frigid day to one of our city’s parks.  Rain had been threatening all day, but no sooner had I got out of my car and pulled out my camera, then the sun asserted itself in all its Winter glory. Read more

The Distant Forest

This is my contribution to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge — Horizontal Lines.

I thought I would take the plunge and have a go at one of Cee’s photo challenges.  Thanks for the encouragement, Cee.  I enjoy writing.  It is good exercise for my brain, but it is a bit like hard work.  But how much fun is photography!     Read more

And Then There Were Two

Trigger Warning – this post contains content that may distress some readers.

This was not the post I was going to write for the Ragtag Daily Prompt – Purple.  As I chose today’s RDP, I had a bit of a heads-up, but plans change.  This post is about love, loss, grieving and wee birds.  It’s not really about purple but there is one small, important connection to the Prompt word.  Coincidentally, this post also fits the Word of the Day – Mellifluous. Read more

I Can See Clearly Now

This is my response to the Ragtag Daily Prompt word  — Insight.

When I first learned of today’s prompt word, I stumbled around in the dark for a while, cursed a bit, thought I had an idea but wasn’t sure; thought I had better do a quick internet search just to reassure myself, and then BINGO!  It came to me. Read more

From Little Things Big Things Grow

WordPress Daily Prompt  —  Broken

If you haven’t seen Judy Dykstra-Brown’s post on the Daily Prompt theme of “Broken”, please check it out.  Judy is initiating a campaign to save the Daily Prompt.  Her post explains how you can help by adding your voice to her’s on the WordPress Forums page.  Here is what I wrote on the forum: Read more