Swansea is situated just south of Newcastle, at the mouth of Lake Macquarie….which is a bloody big lake! We have stayed in Swansea numerous times now and whilst it’s fair to say that it is quite quiet, I’ve always enjoyed our time there. We rent a little cottage which has a lovely garden which… Continue reading Swansea…Australia, that is!
I visited Penzance in Cornwall, UK, with a friend for a gloriously fun and sunny weekend last year. It was such a brilliant weekend and we were totally blessed with weather. There is a lido there called the Jubliee Pool. It had fallen into disrepair but had been restored to its former glory and was… Continue reading Jubilee Pool, Penzance
I spent a lovely day in London at the weekend catching up with a friend. We ate good food, drank gin and tonic and she introduced me to the works of the prolific artist, Dale Chihuly, an American glass sculptor. I must admit I had never heard of him, but as soon as I glimpsed… Continue reading New Discoveries!
I was feeling a little apprehensive about the second part of our trip. We were going to Laos, a country that had been on the wish list for a while. I had done my research, but as always when we go to a new country I felt nervous. I didn’t know what to expect, I… Continue reading Elephant Conservation Centre, Laos
Whilst in Australia recently, I was in the back garden of the house we were staying at in Swansea. It was a lovely sunny day and as I glanced up to the sky I was taken aback to see a rainbow which stretched the entire way around the sun! What the...??!!! I was sure I… Continue reading A Sun Halo Shines Down On Me!
Blue sky, colourful frangipanis, warm weather - that's enough to make me smile! This photo was taken in Australia recently and now I am back in sunny (cough!) England, when I look at it, it brings back happy memories! Posted as part of the weekly photo challenge
I have so many photos of sunsets (they are one of my favourite things!), and these are some of my most recent. Taken on a trip to the Elephant Conservation Centre in northern Laos, this setting was pretty spectacular and watching the sunset over the lake was very special. It was so peaceful and quiet… Continue reading Sunsets Galore in Laos