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 […]
It started last year. The double bass player at our son’s school was in year six and about to leave. The strings and orchestra group was soon going to be without that deep sound that rounds out their music. There’s no glory in the double bass. They play the rhythm as the rest of the […]
Found near Hawker Lane in Chatswood. It’s a food court where we can get sushi and miso soup, ripped noodles with braised chicken and vegetables. You will find food from all over Asia there. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday!
A curiosity from MONA, Tasmania. Taken on my phone and filtered with Hipstamatic. Via the Daily Post’s first Photo Challenge: Curiosity I know. I know. I will let go eventually and accept there are no more Daily Post Challenges. Just give me time.
155 years ago, four Irish nuns, trained in France, got on a ship and landed in Melbourne. They were Sisters of the Good Shepherd, an order that started in France only a few decades before by one woman, Sister Mary Euphrasia Pelletier. These Sisters were sent to provide support and safe housing for women and girls marginalised […]
I was walking to the train station when I spotted the giant thing. Bright red against the greenery. The image was taken on my phone and edited using Hipstamatic. It’s my contribution to Debbie’s Six Word Saturday. Here’s to finding big hearts in unexpected places!
Hello WordPress editors. Just wanted to thank you for all your efforts behind the scenes in building this supportive blogging community. I did not know what to expect when I started blogging. But the Daily Post helped me post weekly for more than a year and connected me to hundreds of other bloggers around the […]
A year and five days ago, I published my first post on this blog! I cannot believe I have been posting weekly for more than a year. And that many of you stuck around to read it! I just wanted to say thank you for your “likes”, encouragement and thoughtful comments along the way. I […]
The image was taken in Washington DC a few years ago. It’s for Six Word Saturday
Found one day on a walk around the neighborhood. The twisted petals looked like whipped cream. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge: Twisted
There is a fire fighter in Pakistan, who, for the past 30 years, has been teaching Islamabad’s poorest children how to read and write. His name is Mohammed Ayub. His students know him as Master Ayub. “My family were staying in the village and I was here in the city alone, so I wanted to […]
It was a beautiful day in the sunshine. We were driving past a rural area of Tasmania. Came across fields that seem to glow yellow beneath that blue Tassie sky. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday.
Taken during one long train ride some time ago. I was heading back to pick up my son from school when the heavens opened up. Thankful I was in a warm, dry train carriage for a while. via The Daily Post Photo Challenge: Liquid