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An Invitation to an Old Friend

Since I moved to a Home by the sea, I have had a beautiful friendship with a young wild bird who lived in the area. Recently, you may have read how I had to end the friendship with this wild bird. You may also be wondering what happened since then. The fact that a wild… Continue reading An Invitation to an Old Friend

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Ending a Friendship

Recently at the Home by the Sea, I met a new friend. So that he can remain anonymous, I'll call him, 'Old Mate,' (as we sometimes do in Australia). Most people who met Old Mate, thought him brash and cocky, but I was utterly charmed by his youthful exuberance. He'd entered my world uninvited and… Continue reading Ending a Friendship

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Macro

With the ubiquitous phone cameras accumulating an over-abundance of photos, joining in with the Phoneography challenge, over at lensandpensbysally , is almost a given. Here is my macro submission! Cropped but no other filter applied. Taken with my new Galaxy S4 note and the original for comparison, (and cuteness) : Macro photography - revealing in… Continue reading Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Macro

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Michelle’s Weekly Pet Challenge

Michelle's weekly pet challenge week 10 is open.  If you’d like to take part, here is how: Just simply do a post of your pets, or pets of your friends or family.  You can also post pictures and stories of animals that come and eat food you leave out for them. Eg, you may have a bird… Continue reading Michelle’s Weekly Pet Challenge

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Good Morning

Whether you’re a beginner or a professional, you’re invited to get involved in our Weekly Photo Challenge. Everyone is welcome to participate, even if your blog isn’t about photography. This week, the theme is  “Good morning!” Every morning I walk with my dog, to the local park and dog off-leash area. This is what I saw… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Good Morning