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 [...]
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 [...]
It certainly feels like the seasons are changing! The sun is shining, the trees are starting to bud. Since returning from my holidays I have noticed that the nights are getting longer. I'm definitely not complaining about that, it's so lovely to return home from work in the light instead of what feels like the [...]
Friendly Friday Photo Challenge - STORIES Running around all four of the inner walls at Angkor Wat is a gallery of bas-reliefs which depicts different themes, myths and tales, including the myth of the Churning of the Ocean of Milk, which is in the southern section. Wander around these stories in an anti-clockwise direction and [...]
I wish I could be this serene sometimes, blocking out the hustle and bustle of the world around me! Wishing you all a very happy and peaceful weekend! Posted as part of Debbie's Six Word Saturday challenge on her blog Travel With Intent!
My friend and I were in Vietnam on the last leg of our South East Asia travels. We'd been in SE Asia for a couple of months and were feeling a bit jaded and tired. We were travelling the world and Vietnam was our last country before we would fly to Australia to see in [...]
I'm a self-confessed technophobe. I try, but I don't really understand technology and am impatient if it doesn't work. I never have the most up to date kit...in fact, I probably don't even have the kit in the first place! The old days! When I first went travelling, digital cameras were in their infancy, the [...]
...A DRAMATIC SKYSCAPE!! I couldn't believe this sky that presented itself in front of me one evening! Those colours just blew me away! Now that Autumn is well and truly here, we are getting some pretty spectacular sunsets...which I love! Nature is providing us with a treat and I am loving capturing some of these [...]