Friendly Friday Photo Challenge Returns

A reminder that the Friendly Friday Photo Challenge begins this Friday 31st January. Friendly Friday This photographic challenge is about community and interacting with other bloggers, sharing everyday photographs of things from our world. You don’t need to be a 'pro' to join in, either. Mobile, Point and Shoot or SLR photography formats are all … Continue reading Friendly Friday Photo Challenge Returns

Where are you going, Australia?

Australia Day 2020 Today is Australia Day, or if you are a First Nation person, you might call it Invasion Day. Back in 1788, the "First Fleet." of British ships arrived on Australia's eastern coast and began establishing a British colony. The British considered the Australian continent unoccupied - as the indigenous peoples were not … Continue reading Where are you going, Australia?

Sunday Sayings – Meditation

A Cottage in sweden Weekly Saying Man kan sola sig en hel dag i en varm tanke "One can lie in the sun a whole day with just warm thoughts" Swedish proverb Thoughts and Meditation One of the benefits of incorporating a regular meditation practice into your life is in helping to settle the mind. … Continue reading Sunday Sayings – Meditation

Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – 2020

Are you ready to join in again? Photographic prompts for the Friendly Friday Challenge, at Something to Ponder About, will begin again from January 31st, 2020. We have some exciting photography prompts planned. On Friendly Friday 7th February, our new Friendly Friday challenge host, Sandy from The Sandy Chronicles will post her first weekly prompt. … Continue reading Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – 2020

The day Durranbah burned

The sobering reality that many Australians face – the ravages of bushfire are a hint of the future of this planet if climate change is not arrested. Urgent action is required. Thanks to Bushboy for this post. I am crying too.

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It has taken me a bit of time to compile and write. This is a long read so I hope you can get to the end. I realise that you probably are wondering what is Duranbah? Here is the front gate to Durranbah which is the name of my property.
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When you drive down my road here is the sign that greets you to let you know you are at your destination.IMG_2114

Let me take you back a while. OK to go back around three years when the last of the big rains happened. These rains are quite the norm for here. You can set you calendar by the storm season. Come October the dry season breaks and the rains commence and continue until March to May and sometimes June can have a wet year.

Back then the lack of rain three years ago wasn’t such a big thing. We…

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