Him: My friends and I have just started reading Lord of the Rings. Me: Really? You don’t find it too hard? H: Nah. It has old words like thus and nay and stuff. But that’s ok. M: what do you like about it? H: It looks really cool in my imagination. He had difficulties with […]
Jane McGonigal is a games designer and creator of SuperBetter. She shares some insights about living life when all hope seems gone. In her TED talk she also promises to increase our lives by seven minutes by the end of it. Seven bonus minutes that we didn’t think we’d have. It is an intriguing idea. […]
Caught a young couple appreciating the sunrise. It was on one of my early morning walks with friends. “It’s not too shabby this morning,” my friend turned to me and smiled. Yes. Sometimes, it’s even glorious. Wishing you all a beautiful day. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday.
Sydney has been home for more than 15 years. She may not be the most relaxing city. But goodness, she can be pretty. Even with giant neon lights shooting through the night sky. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #5: Home
“Close the door. Write with no one looking over your shoulder. Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer.” Barbara Kingsolver It’s good advice. Work out what you want to say and just […]
I found these flowers at a birthday party. The pop of colour on the table looked lovely. So I stopped and captured it. It’s this week’s entry for Debbie’s Six Word Saturday. The image was taken on my phone and edited using Hipstamatic.
The daily commute. People moving in and out of the station as they head to work, casting shadows on the stairs in the morning sunshine. The photo was taken with an iPhone and edited using Hipstamatic. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #4: Shadow
My mother once told me we don’t really move to a country when we step off the plane. We may be physically there, but the process of settlement, of truly arriving and finding your home in a foreign land is much akin to swimming there. “The toughest time is when you are half way. You […]
Forgotten Songs, by Michael Thomas Hill. Turn the corner in Angel Place in Sydney’s CBD, and they’re up there in the sky. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday!
An abundance of flowers at our local florist. However, I think these flowers are made of cloth… Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #3: Abundance
I went to visit George one afternoon. He is 95 years old now. But he was a young man when he enlisted in 1941 and was sent to Papua New Guinea to fight the war in the Pacific. He was a Group 1, Specialist Wireless Operator. “You know, the one who knew all the dots […]
Found on a walk one day. I liked the fancy petals against the stern wire fence. It looked determined to be pretty. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday
When all else fails, try comfort eating… Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #2: Refuge