A few years ago I spent some time in Newcastle, Australia, getting to know the city a bit more. I had a lovely time exploring the area and taking the time to just wander the streets. On one of these wanders, I came across a mural which had been painted on the side of a… Continue reading Australian Street Art
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!
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!
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
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…
... 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…