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blogging, Community

Turning Points – Final Friendly Friday Challenge

I have reached a turning point at Something to Ponder About. This will be the final Friendly Friday Photo/Blog Challenge Prompt. As such, it's a salient time to reflect on our 'sliding door' aka turning points in life You know those moments that define decisions to act one way or another, to create new habits,… Continue reading Turning Points – Final Friendly Friday Challenge

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Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Shapes and Beach Walk Reflections Collaboration

The blogosphere has some of the nicest people. Is it our interest in writing that fosters this convivial atmosphere? This week the Friendly Friday Challenge is collaborating with Frank from Beach Reflections, whose contemplative posts are beautifully written. With my images, he has formulated a thoughtful post on Shapes, one that gives me much joy… Continue reading Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Shapes and Beach Walk Reflections Collaboration

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Friendly Friday Challenge – Going Green

If you are put off by political-environmental topics you might want to stop reading now. I was ready to post some fun pics of the unique and amazing Banksia plants that I saw yesterday but decided that was a tad ordinary for the prompt Green. Sandy's Friendly Friday prompt of Green made me think of… Continue reading Friendly Friday Challenge – Going Green

Monday Mystery Photo
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Friendly Friday Challenge – Trains, Tales and Tall Stories

I opt to travel by train if I can. Not only is it easier on the body, but it's also a great way to see the countryside from a different angle and meet some fascinating characters. Tourists waiting for the Norway in the Nutshell Flamsbåna train By and large, railway passengers enjoy chatting with others… Continue reading Friendly Friday Challenge – Trains, Tales and Tall Stories

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Australia, blogging

Friendly Friday Challenge – Unique Treats

I was contextually reading about the 1800's, in Munster, Ireland, when I came across this: As part of the British colony, it [Munster], provided grain, meat and linens for booming English cities, while its own citizens faced poverty and sometimes starvation. This was particularly acute in the remote regions of Munster, where most families were… Continue reading Friendly Friday Challenge – Unique Treats

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Australia, blogging

Beneath My Feet-Friendly Friday Blog Challenge and Photography tips

Recently, the Home by the Sea had an addition beneath our feet. Instead of the verdant grassy backyard of our dreams, a patchy, weed-ridden excuse for a lawn evolved crying out for weekly attention. Attention the M.o.t.h. (Man of the House), neglected to allot, so we thought it might be time to look at options.… Continue reading Beneath My Feet-Friendly Friday Blog Challenge and Photography tips