The Gold Coast Hinterland isn't that far away from metropolis, but rather is a area frequented by tourists who need a break from the hype of the beaches, shopping, surf and casino lifestyle that is the Gold Coast. So it was a complete surprise to me that we might get lost on a bush-walk with marked trails, but the Australia bush can be confusing, and we completed a 11 km trek instead of a 2 km stroll, all with an 8 year old tagging along!
Daily Post - Almost monochromatic, silhouettes, showing texture, colour or telling a story
Daily Post Photography challenge for this week - using my art, from Telemark Poster, book, or photographic collection front cover: To join in click: http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/cover-art/ and visit some others: http://marshaleith.wordpress.com/2014/10/24/wordpress-weekly-photo-challenge-cover-art/ http://sassyethnicbohemian.wordpress.com/2014/10/24/weekly-photo-challenge-cover-art/ Something to Ponder About
Daily Post weekly photo challenge wants a room and here is one of my favourite rooms: This lady was making 'kleiner' - a type of traditional Christmas Donut style dough shaped into a twisted diamond. Delicious. The simplicity of this room both in the nature of the woman's clothes and kitchen itself, with its whitewashed wooden … Continue reading Daily Post Photo Challenge – Room
I am a Rosemaler? This is my Rosemaling, through a Photo editing Camera app. I am planning on adding a border with an appropriate proverb. Rosemaling is the traditional art of Norway, and today is Norway's bi centenary: 200 years an independent nation today. Gratulerer med dagen, Norway. How about that? Australia is older than … Continue reading Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge – Work of Art
Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge - Spring Nothing is more evocative of Spring than a pretty display of flowers. Springtime for me means more afternoons spent on the beach with the dog and having a late Sunday afternoon meal of Fish n chips as the sun goes down and the lights go up. Something … Continue reading Daily Post Photo Challenge – Spring
Letters, especially hand-written ones, are fast becoming an historic phenomenon. The excitement that comes with receiving a letter correlates to the amount of time waiting for it. And if it is a handwritten letter, it is almost as if that person is spending some time with us, as we hear their voice in our head when we read their words, with their own personal inflections and mannerisms. Letters in all forms are wonderful. I used to be an avid writer, as was my family, and have many copies of my old letters from penfriends. I have dug through my photo library to find some unusual examples:
Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life Some other Street Life to Ponder about: http://linsdoodles.wordpress.com/2014/03/28/weekly-photo-challenge-street-life/ http://itstartedinasia.com/2014/03/weekly-photo-challenge-street-life/ http://ianrodger.com/2014/03/28/photo-challenge-street-life/ http://wisemonkeysabroad.com/2014/03/29/weekly-photo-challenge-street-life/ http://4otomo.wordpress.com/2014/03/28/weekly-photo-challenge-street-life http://ceenphotography.com/