Australia

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!

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

Australia, Cambodia

A Break And A Digital Detox!

Happy March to you all!  How time flies! I've been away from my blog for a little while as I've been travelling.  Australia and Cambodia this time round! I have visited Cambodia quite a few times and this will have been my fourth time returning to Siem Reap. I again grappled with the dilemma, should… Continue reading A Break And A Digital Detox!

Australia, weekly photo challenge

Heading For The Skies…Reluctantly!

It seemed unlikely that I would ever get on a small plane... I had enough trouble getting on a big one!! I don't like flying and the thought of sitting on a tiny plane filled me with fear. But somehow my partner had persuaded me that it would be MUCH better to fly the forty-five… Continue reading Heading For The Skies…Reluctantly!

Australia, photography

Newcastle….Australia that is…

Hands up who knew there was a Newcastle in Australia?  No?  Of you who did, how many have been there?  That's what I thought!  When I tell people I'm going there I am usually met with a blank face and have to explain whereabouts it is.  Which is exactly what happened to me the first… Continue reading Newcastle….Australia that is…

Australia, Because I love, Musings, photography

Because I love…

... KOOKABURRAS! I don't know what it is about these birds, but they fascinate me.  I was lucky enough to see a few on my last trip to Australia. They frequented the garden of the house that we were staying at quite regularly.  They would appear in the early morning and I would sit as… Continue reading Because I love…