Enveloped

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Enveloped.” We spent the first week of the new year at Seal Rocks, New South Wales, Australia and found this walkway that meandered through bush.  Bush on either side of me as well as forming a canopy over my head, I felt protected and enveloped by…

Forces of Nature

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Forces of Nature.” We tend to head for the coast when we take our holidays and we are seldom disappointed at the majesty of the ocean or the rock formations of hanging cliffs or the thrash and thrust of a crazy tide as it pounds the seemingly…

Reverse “Bokeh”

Too many thousands of years ago Solomon wrote that there is nothing new under the sun.  In more recent times (like 400 years ago) Shakespeare reiterated Solomon’s world view.  In the play Hamlet, Horatio is told “There is n thing new under the sun”.  And then philosopher Frederick Nietzsche noticed similar trends in life.  Simply,…

Red Sky at Morning

We are almost to the half way mark of May and we in the southern hemisphere are gazing down the long tunnel of winter. It means opening the door of my home and being greeted by the warmth and friendliness of a cozy fire and shelter from icy issues and cooler temperatures. Come inside, close…

Mother’s Day

Dear Mum Another year has flown by – forty-seven years.   You would think it would get easier but it doesn’t seem to.  In fact the older I become the more you are in my thoughts.  There are so many unanswered questions that will forever remain so. This time last year, as I sat in…

Little Beach, Port Stephens

We spent three nights at the Halifax Camping Ground at Little Beach, Port Stephens.  It was quiet (out of school holidays), night security was diligent in patrolling the grounds at regular intervals, we were next to one of their check points, the facilities were immaculate.  Small well equipped kitchen, adequate for those who need a…