Celebrating what's right with the world - the stunning rocks on Port Alfred's East Beach
Whilst having lunch with a friend from Australia, I apologised for not eating the tomatoes in my salsa. She remarked, "you know, you don't need to do that anymore". "What do you mean?", I asked, laughing. "Apologise for not wanting to eat something." "I’m 60. I don’t need to do that anymore” She went on … Continue reading I don’t need to do that anymore
Musings on what we do and don't celebrate, on chasing achievement and giving oneself credit.
Week Two - it 'feels' more spring-like this week. The sky is blue with scuttling clouds, the birds are hyperactive and the plants are having growth spurts. Is it any wonder that my shots for this week include many of these things?
Week One - I'm looking to find something every day that makes me stop, notice and perhaps pause for thought: a great piece of design, a quirky object, something that I might be grateful for, something wondrous, something mundane. I'm also dabbling in some vintage style post-processing - its been so long since I 'played' like this and I need it!
Happily, in my travels this year, I have visited places on treacherous coastlines with operating lighthouses and I've taken pics of the lighthouses.
Collections of things. Stuff - mental, emotional and physical. Don't you find that there is just too much of it? Why do we keep stuff? Big questions that I won't address here. But I want to share some stories about a particular pile of 'stuff' that I've kept for over 35 years. When I packed … Continue reading A plan is forming
Join me in an "Everyday Delights" month This month I'm going back to my roots for this blog by focusing on finding everyday delights. "Be observant" is one of my Happiness Resolutions, so I aim to find something every day that makes me stop, notice and perhaps pause for thought: a great piece of design, … Continue reading Shweshwe: the tartan of South Africa
Saturday's round up of weekly goings on. This week, a post that made me laugh and other warblings.
I didn't expect birds to be something I would photograph a lot on my trip to New Zealand - I'm not sure why!? I was also so glad that I've spent so much time this year practicing my bird shots, I needed to rely on those skills! Here's a selection of my favourites from the multitude that I took!