Tag Archives: Australia

Weekly Photo Challenge: Today Was a Good Day

Today was a good day. After a gruelling couple of weeks at work I gave myself the day off. My father is in poor health with a neurological disorder and brain damage caused by a fall last year. He is … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh

I love the crisp, fresh days of Autumn that follow the dusty, dry heat of the Australian summer. It’s been a gorgeous weekend with perfect blue skies, warm sun and cool evenings. The trees in my neighbourhood are starting to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Express Yourself

The Australia Day long weekend marks the end of my summer vacation. Wanting to make the most of the carefree, laid back days of summer we took a small road trip to the beach again today. Joshua packed his rollerblades … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity

“Ahh, the serenity“…one of my all-time favourite movie quotes, from the iconic Australian film The Castle. This is the line spoken when the family arrive at their very humble holiday house in Bonnie Doon. It’s a line I’ve borrowed often … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Warmth

The warmth of a summer’s day as the busyness of Christmas and end of year activities gives way to the lazy days of summer vacation; one of the most delicious feelings in life. This year is no exception as time … Continue reading

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Lunchtime teleporting

Today at lunchtime I travelled to Pambula River. It might have been 576 km away by car, but I was there for 20 short minutes, basking in the warmth and sunshine. Today’s mindfulness session at work asked us to use … Continue reading

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Walking through life smelling the roses

Life on the 28th March 2014 seems a million light years away from that on the 28th March 2013.  Is it really a year already since “the area of concern” was identified? It seems like yesterday and yet it also … Continue reading

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