September – four special quotes

My favourite quotes from September 2017.

Venturing into “Share your world”

I came across Cee's "Share Your World" challenge this week - I cannot believe I haven't found it before. So I shall give it a go.

Wondering how, why and at…

(noun) a feeling of surprise mingled with admiration, caused by something beautiful, unexpected, unfamiliar, or inexplicable (verb) feel admiration and amazement; marvel In the past, I have written about wonder in connection with saving our planet - a big ask, I know! But how can we inspire our generation of technological children to appreciate the wonder of … Continue reading Wondering how, why and at…

August – quotes with a theme

August 2017 round up of favourite quotes

July’s favourite quotes

At the beginning of June, I started a new weekly feature on my Facebook Page – every Sunday evening I posted a quote that inspired me in the past week, along with a story and one of my photographs. 4th June “A life based on a vision of possibilities” [Dewitt Jones] I wish I’d thought […]

Curiosity and satisfaction

Linus Pauling brings the idea of satisfaction and curiosity together beautifully in this quote:  "Satisfaction of one's curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life." 

Winds of change

The weekly photo challenge this week asks us to share a photograph that signifies transitions and change... and to explore the ways in which a single photograph can express time, while only showing us a small portion of any given moment. For me the windmills, or rather wind pumps, of the Karoo endure across the years, they … Continue reading Winds of change

A month of quotes – June

At the beginning of June, I started a new weekly feature on my Facebook Page - every Sunday evening I posted a quote that inspired me in the past week, along with a story and one of my photographs. 4th June "A life based on a vision of possibilities" [Dewitt Jones] I wish I'd thought … Continue reading A month of quotes – June

Fading beauty in six word stories

Inspired by Hemingway's famous six-word tale "For sale: baby shoes, never worn,” the "six word story" has served as a prompt for both writers and photographers for a long time now. On the 365 photo project site, one of the ongoing challenges is the six word story challenge. I do love flowers in all their stages, … Continue reading Fading beauty in six word stories

The day finally arrived

To my absolute delight, earlier this year, the day finally arrived. I won an online photography competition1! Not only did I get first place, but I also won a cash prize! This is one of those rare times when I can say I 'made' some money out of my photography. I'm still pinching myself because … Continue reading The day finally arrived