Category Archives: Photo challenges
With the crash of the waves and the wind in my hair I’m the lone walker on an empty beach. My senses are sharpened, my thoughts crystal clear, I’m at peace. Solitude is refreshing, invigorating, clarifying..
The graceful movement of the woman amongst a flock of Demoiselles Cranes leaves the birds undisturbed, unperturbed. Grace, both human and avian, Gujarat, India.
The Chinese Garden of Peace, Darling Harbour, Sydney a haven of tranquility and beauty smack bang in the middle of the frenetic city. Both uplifting and calming, the ambience of these gardens is dominated by the aesthetic layout and enhanced … Continue reading
In the early and mid 20th century the Australian economy rode on the sheep’s back. Fine grade Merino wool was our greatest export and once, the bailed wool was stored in the place I now call home. Hessian wrapped wool … Continue reading
On a warm sunny day, walking on the beach with my dog, that’s how I choose to relax.
Cherries have played a big role in my adult life. For many years we lived in a house surrounded my cherry orchards. The first Tuesday in November marked the beginning of cherry season, and generally by the turn of the … Continue reading
Magic happens, when the sky is clear, when the light is low, when the setting sun is a golden glow. Magic happens.
Tiny bubbles for the bride, raining to the floor. Bubbles photographed by my 12 year old granddaughter. The weekly photo challenge is tiny.
This is not a pretty picture. I was shocked to come across industrial tomato growing practices on a monstrous scale in Spain. Square kilometres of the countryside were blanketed in plastic. The ruin of a Moorish watchtower looms over the … Continue reading
Dawn at Yellow Water. The wet season brings abundance to Kakadu National Park fish, birds and plant life flourish but lurking just below the surface is the saltwater crocodile. H2O is the WP Photo Challenge