Community, Danmark, Gardening

A Word A Week Photo Challenge – Atmospheric

  There is nothing quite like a beautiful garden to make you feel the peace and serenity - nature's atmosphere. And the Danish forests are certainly full of atmosphere. Just look at this one:     and another I previously posted in a different season Once a week A Word in Your Ear  dips into… Continue reading A Word A Week Photo Challenge – Atmospheric

Community, Food, Gardening

Do you ‘Kiwi?’

Boost your Immunity With the change of season, it is always prudent to increase your immunity levels with a Vitamin C boost. But before you reach for the vitamin bottle, there ARE ways to increase your Vitamin C intake naturally, and one way is to eat plenty of Kiwi fruit. And why not? Not only… Continue reading Do you ‘Kiwi?’

Australia, Gardening

Travel theme – Gardens

This challenge was made for me!!   Gardens in Tasmania   Australia     Singapore and New Zealand Some more gardens, in this theme at Ailsa's Where's My Backpack Related: Something to Ponder about

Community, Gardening

Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

Daily Post is looking for interpretations of "Inside"  -  I found this in 2 different photographs: Art created by Man: "Unnatural" The reindeer is encased INSIDE glass balls, an art installation at GOMA and   "Natural" A delicate yellow stamen in the indigo flower that is called Canterbury Bell. I marvel at nature's colour palette. More… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside


A Word A Week Photograph Challenge – Violet

A Word in Your Ear's Weekly photo challenge is Violet Amazing how the colour changes when you zoom back, using more natural light in the shot. Colour and light are inextricably linked. Something Violet to Ponder About Join in here Related: Also Floral Friday!

Gardening, Painting

Meeting Blogger friends Overseas

One of the best things about blogging is that one's friendship group is not limited by geographical boundaries and living in the isolated 'bottom end' of the world,  I love that. My blogger community has members from many countries across the world and thus, I can expand my perspective, hear different viewpoints, see and learn… Continue reading Meeting Blogger friends Overseas

Community, Gardening

‘Sonel’s Photo-Editing Challenge – Droplets

Playing around with basic photo editing programsOriginal photo Saturation effect in Picasa Original photo with Vignette and frame in Picasa and finally: Glow and shadows effects added Do you use photo editing software on your photos? This challenge gave me a chance to play around with some lesser used effects. Something I'll ponder more in… Continue reading ‘Sonel’s Photo-Editing Challenge – Droplets

Community, Gardening

Phoneography Challenge, Your Phone as Your Lens: Macro

The phoneography challenge is the brainchild of Sally at Lens and Pens and each week has a different theme and tip for improving your phoneography. You can see my second photo is not so good here, as I changed the angle of the light. The angle of the light was better in the first photograph.

Community, Gardening

Phoneography Challenge, Your Phone as Your Lens: Celebrating the One-Year Anniversary (and Nature’s Abundance)

Appropriate photo for the title that Sally used for this week's phone photography challenge.  You can see more fantastic photos from smartphones here: Why not join in? Each week has a different theme. Below is a reminder of the monthly schedule with themes for upcoming Phoneography Challenges: 1st Monday: Nature 2nd Monday: Macro 3rd Monday:… Continue reading Phoneography Challenge, Your Phone as Your Lens: Celebrating the One-Year Anniversary (and Nature’s Abundance)

Australia, Community, Environment, Gardening

World Heritage Springbrook National Park – reminders of Tambourine Mountain

I found Kristin's fabulous travel blog, A Pair of Boots and a Backpack. and her entry High Above Tamborine Mountain on the Skywalk | A Pair of Boots and a Backpack which reminded me of a short break I took,  in UNESCO world heritage listed Springbrook national park. Memories of  the waterfalls, the soft spray… Continue reading World Heritage Springbrook National Park – reminders of Tambourine Mountain