In country New South Wales, far away from Sydney’s city life, there is a 57-year-old man, Chris Berkhout, who rides his bicycle more than 200 km every year on the anniversary of his son’s suicide. He has done so for the past five years, travelling the long and bumpy road from Tamworth to Inverell. Rain, hail […]
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
Follow Nomad for long enough and you will come across me wax lyrical about the beach. I’ve said it before. There is something about the sand on your toes, the fresh wind in your hair that makes you forget about your cares for a moment. Turns out that a lot of others feel the same way […]
I have a friend who doesn’t like roses. I don’t know why. I think they’re beautiful. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday!
I must be a country girl at heart. Walking on a dirt track, beneath blue skies and between fields of gold makes me feel at home. Like I’ve found my place in the world. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge: Place in the World
I came across Zuri this time last year. I was checking my phone one day and their story popped into my Facebook feed. It was this story in the New York Times. I fell in love with their dresses and as I read on, I loved their story and what the company set out to […]
“Let’s swim to the moon Let’s climb through the tide Surrender to the waiting worlds That lap against our side.” Jim Morrison For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday See also the Daily Prompt: Tide
We were walking along one evening and suddenly found the end of the rainbow. There wasn’t a pot of gold. There was something much more delicious! The image was taken on the phone and edited using Hipstamatic. via the Daily Post Photo Challenge: Unlikely
On any given night in Australia there are more than 116,000 people experiencing homelessness. They are couch surfing in other people’s homes or sleeping rough on the streets. I once met a woman who said she was lucky enough to have a gym membership and a car when she became homeless. Her husband played the […]
I was at a large retirement village a little while ago. They had their first arts and crafts show with more than 300 entries from all the residents. I spotted this pretty posy there. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday