Australia, Community, Gardening


A daily challenge of Unusual is a great opportunity to showcase weird photos.

Community, Gardening

CFFC- Blue and Purple Flowers

A quick look through my gallery and it is obvious that blue and purple flowers attract my attention. Wonderful to photograph and a delight to behold!


Phoneography and Non SLR Digital Photo Challenge- Challenger’s Choice (Gooseberry)

I have been manipulating a few pics in the effects icon on my Nexus 4 phone camera of the first Cape Gooseberry in my vege garden. I used Moldiv camera app to create the collage. I Re- posting a B& W photo of the same gooseberry but this one was manipulated with the selective tuning.… Continue reading Phoneography and Non SLR Digital Photo Challenge- Challenger’s Choice (Gooseberry)


Travel Theme: Green

TRAVEL broadens the mind More about the travel theme at Ailsa's Where's my Backpack Other entries: Something to Ponder About


Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Fire/Summer

Although I am in the throws of winter in the southern hemisphere, I have just been holidaying in the far north, and enjoying early and midsummer in Norway. Here is my interpretation of the foto challenge from Cee. Another photo of these gorgeous blooms is found here The background is just as nice! Summer and… Continue reading Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Fire/Summer

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Leaves and Trees

A favourite photographic subject of mine. Everyone in the Northern hemisphere is looking to the Spring, however, being me, I just HAD to include at least one winter tree photograph, or two, for Cee's Challenge.                 More here: Something for the shutterbugs to ponder about


Proverbial Thursday – Proverbs from around the World

I find profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and marvel at the way they can be so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and across cultures, and speak of the experiences of lives lived and lessons learned. Quotes like proverbs, can make us think… Continue reading Proverbial Thursday – Proverbs from around the World