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Friendly Friday – Comfort Food

My resourceful co-host Sandy from The Sandy Chronicles has allocated Comfort Food for the Weekly Prompt for Friendly Friday. Chocolate and raspberries are a match made in heaven. And for me, any kind of berry and a dash of chocolate in any form is comfort food. To save confusion, you can find the link to… Continue reading Friendly Friday – Comfort Food

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Architecture, Australia

Friendly Friday Challenge – Surprise

I am not that fond of social media, but I do use it. Sounds a bit hypocritical, doesn't it? I rather like the Facebook 'Memories' feature. It reminds me of what I was doing on that same date, in previous years. They are always happy memories. (I generally don't post sad ones). Last year at… Continue reading Friendly Friday Challenge – Surprise

Cakes, cookies, biscuits and Home Bake, Community, Food

Friendly Friday Photo Challenge- Guest Post – Something Different

In addition to our regular posts, the Friendly Friday team at TheSandyChronicles and StPA, are featuring Guest Posts from Bloggers who contribute to the Friendly Friday Photo Challenge. Ju-Lyn, a Singaporean blogger, from All Things Bright and Beautiful especially enjoys food and cooking, in addition to making 'purposeful choices, ' and has kindly contributed a… Continue reading Friendly Friday Photo Challenge- Guest Post – Something Different

blogging, Community, Photography

Friendly Friday Photography Challenge

Can you find something in your photographic archives to share in a post? Every second Friday, I host the Friendly Friday Photo Challenge with a different theme to challenge you. Do you spot something around you that fits the weekly theme? Our imagination is your only limitation. Weekly Friendly Friday Theme The Friendly Friday Community… Continue reading Friendly Friday Photography Challenge

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Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Yellow

Yellow features in Bee Gees Way It is Spring in the northern hemisphere, whilst we in the South, prepare for Autumn. Australian native plants don't follow a strict regime of flowering as they do in the North. Some flower all year round. That is Australia - the land of eternal sun. At least the Xanthostemon… Continue reading Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Yellow

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blogging

Too Much Screen Time?

I stumbled upon the Page info on my dashboard this morning. Under Privacy and History, it tells you amongst other things - how many times you hvae visited the dashboard page of WordPress. Note - this computer was re-installed/upgraded about six months ago, so this is just a spit in the ocean of how many… Continue reading Too Much Screen Time?

Community, Photography

Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Rails

Every second week, the Friendly Friday challenge is hosted here at, ‘StPA’ (Something to Ponder About) and can be found at the blog of my very adept co-host, Sandy, every alternate Friday, - The Sandy Chronicles. This week the world continues its Corona freefall, so we could be facetiously say, the world is off the… Continue reading Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Rails

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Environment, Photography

Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Odd Couples

The Friendly Friday Photographic challenge is about community and interacting with other bloggers, sharing everyday photographs of things from our world and is hosted by bloggers Amanda, here at ‘StPA’ (Something to Ponder About) and Sandy at The Sandy Chronicles. On my afternoon walk today, I spotted two inconguous pieces of nature. Mushroom fungi are… Continue reading Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Odd Couples

Early morning sunrise photography
Food, History & Traditions

Cook Eat Repeat Challenge – Healthy Breakfast Eggnog

I have been following Moons' blog, Bits and Pieces for some time now and read her post on a traditional form of Chai style tea that originated from Calcutta, as well as the beautiful traditions that surround this drink and its preparation. She's challenged the blogging community to write about a drink that is a… Continue reading Cook Eat Repeat Challenge – Healthy Breakfast Eggnog

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Community

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

Great Ocean Road, Australia
Community, Photography

Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Blue

Through photography, I hope to highlight the colour that signifies that feeling of loneliness, depression or anxiety and I hope everyone feels that they can ask their friend, neighbour or colleague, " How have you been?" "Everything going okay?" Join in on Friendly Friday and start a conversation.