weekly photo challenge

A Little Sunshine To Lift My Mood!

Well, I should say a lot of sunshine! It's the Easter Bank Holiday weekend and the sun is out here in the UK...this is unheard of!!  It seem so rare to actually get good weather on a holiday weekend...and for the whole weekend..that's four whole days, shock horror! And this is why us Brits are… Continue reading A Little Sunshine To Lift My Mood!


Discovering Blacksmith’s Beach, NSW!

I have driven past the suburb of Blacksmiths numerous times on my visits to Swansea and Newcastle.  I've seen it on the sign as we head towards the bridge which spans the entrance to Lake Macquarie, but for some reason have never taken that turning. However, on our last visit, I realised that we had… Continue reading Discovering Blacksmith’s Beach, NSW!


The Fear Of Flying Rises Again!

The recent tragedy of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 has thrown my phobia of flying back into focus. What an absolutely horrific and terrifying event it was and my heart goes out to those souls on that plane and their families who now have to deal with the aftermath of the accident. My stomach turned when… Continue reading The Fear Of Flying Rises Again!

Australia, photography

Lake Macquarie, Swansea

Friendly Friday Photo Challenge: Photo Walk On my recent trip to Australia, we returned once again to Swansea in New South Wales. Swansea sits between the ocean and Lake Macquarie, a huge salt water lake.  Whilst there I wanted to go for a walk along the shores of Lake Macquarie.  I took these photos during… Continue reading Lake Macquarie, Swansea