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 to Z Blogging Challenge 2018

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

Honoring What I Love [With An Adjustment]

Musings on engaging with books in different media…
To read real books or electronic books? The best of both worlds?
Paardje has put into words exactly what I tend to do subconsciously. Like her, I love the smell and feel of real books and I love to add sticky notes and underline passages in my favourite colour pens until my books become “well-loved”… But that happens less with fiction books, which I do read on my Kindle, especially when I am travelling.
This is a situation where both work well, and I don’t need to stress about making an either-or choice. It is possible to have the best of both worlds!

Of Snailmail, Books & Vanities

sunday slow down 2 I have a Kindle fire tablet that I’ve had since early 2012.  There are already a gazillion books on there but, honestly, I use it for games 80% of the time 😏

Recently when I asked my daughter whether she wanted ebook versions of the series she’s reading now she immediately responded with “No, I want to be able to smell them” 😄

The succinctness of her response made me take an honest look at what I have been denying myself ever since I came to Batam- the pleasure of my 1st love: real, physical books ❤️ It might seem silly but the feel of a real book in my hands just adds another level of pleasure to the reading experience.  I also do like burying my nose between the pages for a good whiff! 😘

But getting my hands on English books is costly as I’ll have to purchase…

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Geometric​ gooeyness! #AtoZChallenge

What happens when you are gatvol after a hard week? Read more to find out! Join Dabelle as she does the "Blogging from A to Z" challenge for April and uses some South African words in her adventures.

Fundi! #AtoZChallenge

Dabelle is a photography fundi, but she loves maps too! Are you a fundi in anything? What is your expert field or speciality? Are you an academic fundi or a self-taught fundi? I’d love to hear from you. Join Dabelle as she does the "Blogging from A to Z" challenge for April and uses some South African words in her adventures.

Eish! #AtoZChallenge

Join Dabelle as she does the "Blogging from A to Z" challenge for April and uses some South African words in her adventures.

Dabelle in a Dwaal #AtoZChallenge

Dabelle writes a letter about her dwaal experience. Join her as she does the "Blogging from A to Z" challenge for April and uses some South African words in her adventures.

Chinwagging with my Chinas #AtoZChallenge

Join Dabelle as she does the "Blogging from A to Z" challenge for April and uses some South African words in her adventures.

A Babbelas in a Blizzard #AtoZChallenge

Dabelle does the "Blogging from A to Z" challenge for April and uses some South African words in her adventures. Today she has a babbelas.

A month of circles in squares​ – done!

My month of circles in squares is done!