If you have stopped here for information on the Carnival, you may be disappointed. I missed the Carnival of Flowers itself, so there are no pictures of the annual parade, but what I did see is stunning floral displays that are the dominant feature of this event in Toowoomba, a large country town, about an… Continue reading Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
Tokyo's Meji Shrine is not that far from the Gyoen's (The National Garden in Shinjuku), Sendegaya gate, but heavy rain might hamper your ability to navigate there correctly on foot. It will be particularly difficult if you're holding a tiny Japanese umbrella over two people, and trying to navigate using your smartphone's apps at the… Continue reading Magic Puddles at Meji
How often is our focus looking down at our smartphones, on a book or a document, or even young children? In keeping our focus downward, we often miss important details or sights above and around us. Post a photo on the prompt LOOKING UP.
Join in on the Friendly Friday Photo challenge Co hosted each week by a blogger from the top and the bottom of the world!
Amidst the craziness of Tokyo's Shinjuku district there is a heavenly oasis that calms, and relaxes even the most anxious mind. A place of serenity, I equate Gyoen to Heaven.
Has Spring arrived in your neighbourhood. Come and join Friendly Friday and show us your Springtime feelings in our regular Friendly Friday Photo Challenge.
In a country where Zen and controlled serenity is revered, it is surprising that one can also find Pachinko madness.
And you thought middle income suburban New Zealand would be boring. Think again. Walking around this area offers some unique but lesser known features, which I was to discover on a family walk.
There are many paths to take in life. Here are a few that I found delightful.
Part 1 of my discoveries in Helsinki. Food lovers beware! It is a feast!
A quick look through my gallery and it is obvious that blue and purple flowers attract my attention. Wonderful to photograph and a delight to behold!
Cee's the colour Purple challenge Purple can be a magical colour in nature, so much so that it almost looks ethereal in its different shades and tints. Some would call it lilac, or that dreaded word.... mauve..... I am not fond of that word. I am not a pastel person. Mauve reminds me of bland… Continue reading Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – The Colour Purple
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 and 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… Continue reading Meeting Blogger friends Overseas