If we were having coffee [6]

Hello to all my readers! How are you all this week? Pull up a comfortable chair, prepare your favourite beverage and join me for my weekly coffee share. If we were having coffee... the first thing I'd share is how much inspiration I have found on WordPress blogs this week. There are two in particular that … Continue reading If we were having coffee [6]

Finding inspiration in an unlikely place

Stop and breathe. Be healthy. Be around your friends and family. Be there for someone, and let someone be there for you. Be bold. Just be for a minute.” [Richard Branson]

on keeping a travel journal

With only have between 7300 and 7000 days (if I live to 70 or 75!) left to have adventures, I really want to experience my travels with awareness and joy - not just see them as a list of places to be ticked off.  I am making a promise to myself, this time it will be different. I will keep a traveler's journal.

“Bee-ing”

As part of my new daily post themes, this is my first post for my new Monday Musings - ruminations, cogitations, dreams, thoughts and musings about daily life - all the while searching for those hidden Everyday Delights. I love public holidays. They are little oases of space amidst the routine of normal life. Just perfect … Continue reading “Bee-ing”

If we were having coffee… (5)

This is now becoming a weekly post - a round up of what's been going on in my world this week.

April 365 Project – Travel Shots

I have always said to myself that I am NOT a landscape photographer. I tend to gravitate towards details and macros; shapes, patterns and textures and you can see some of those kinds of shots in my monthly posts. But I think I am beginning to understand how to compose a landscape shot and to make it my own - developing a style in this genre I suppose. If I look closely at them, I can also see shapes, textures and patterns within the bigger picture - my core style elements.

A Blog Spring Clean

Autumn greetings, readers! Do you feel the need to update your blog occasionally to keep it fresh and engaging? In South Africa, it's early autumn not spring! But I felt the need to do a little spring cleaning on my blog this weekend and to re-structure a little bit. We've had a few public holidays recently. I … Continue reading A Blog Spring Clean

A to Z Blogging Challenge 2018

Super-sleuth Dabelle went on a quest to find and understand the words used in South African English.

A zol leads to zzzz’s #AtoZChallenge

The final post in Dabelle's "Blogging from A to Z" challenge for April!

Yebo, yes! #AtoZChallenge

Dabelle is nearing the end of the "Blogging from A to Z" challenge for April and has found some extremely interesting South African words in her adventures.