Weekly Photo Challenge: Vibrant

Many of us are in the midst of colorless winter, and, for me, the drab tends to seep into my daily mood. Grey days, stark tree branches, muddy snowmelt, and a dimly shining sun make it difficult to remember the beauty of a warmer season. For this week’s photo challenge, I wanted to seek brightness:…

Weekly Photo Challenge – Symbol

Symbolism is uniquely human. We use symbols to represent intangible things like our beliefs and emotions, and to convert the abstract into something understandable. We may also use symbols to simplify and convey information. Photography is often the same; an image illustrates a single moment in time, or captures an object in perpetuity. Much like…

Friendship 

The two elderly women in the corner of the coffee shop are engrossed in each other’s stories unaware of onlookers.  They are complete.  Their friendship is bound neither by age nor place.  The two of them, oblivious of the Facebook definition of friendship. The two in the photo seem to be share a depth and…

Favourite Cookbook

Tell us about your favourite cookbook Growing up in our home did not include preparing us for life outside the cocoon.  Hence when I left home the first reality with which I was faced was that I had no idea how to cook.  I don’t mean how to cook soup or bake a cake, I…

Road Trip: The Great Ocean Road

The MOTH (man of the house) and myself spent a four day weekend catching up with a girlfriend who lives in Melbourne.  We became friends through our husbands who worked together and have maintained the friendship link as first she moved country, then we moved country and then we reconnected and then we drifted apart. …

Hijacked God Time

Today’s blog was to have been a photo post from the weekend spent at a Bed and Breakfast home with a girlfriend.  As you can see it has become a full-blown post peppered with a few photos.  For some time the two of us had been hatching a plan to sneak in a weekend and…

Feeling Like Me

When or where do you feel most like yourself? This question would not have crossed my mind in a million years.  Ask me where I am most happy, when I’m most excited or where I like to be when I’m both happy and excited and the answer would roll out.  But where or when do…