Celebrating what's right with the world - the stunning rocks on Port Alfred's East Beach
Happily, in my travels this year, I have visited places on treacherous coastlines with operating lighthouses and I've taken pics of the lighthouses.
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
Reflecting on my journey of discovering how New Zealand felt the same but different to being home. On one level New Zealand is the same as home but on another very different. By the end of my trip, I know deep in my heart that I have been in a different country for three weeks.
The delight of watching the mousebirds in the winter garden.
Sharing themes and images from my eBook
The countdown begins. I am about to publish my first eBook on Everyday Delights. The book is called "Documenting a 100 Happy Day Project" which is a compilation of posts from my first blog in 2015. That original blog site has now disappeared. This book is a two part compilation of those stories and high-quality photographs from 2015 written for the blog.
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”
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.
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.