I recall one night she confidently declared to a hopeful beau she was a marine biologist. I am not doing Bloganuary. In eleven years of blogging, I've never participated. This year, I answered one bloganuary prompt. Posting daily is a big commitment, and I have a life outside of blogging. Besides, do readers actually want… Continue reading A Memory Linked to a Smell and Private Information
Always Losing Your Umbrella?
It seemed almost coincidental how it happened. So fortuitous. Like fate had lent a hand. Ella had travelled to Hong Kong on a whim, ostensibly to shop. A snap decision to get away from the mounting conflict at home. Living next door and sharing a common wall with one's ageing parents had its advantages, but… Continue reading Always Losing Your Umbrella?
Photo by Austin Zhang on Pexels.com “Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.”― Franklin D. Roosevelt Some people are nervous about travel. Particularly now, as strange virulent germs threaten our safety and confidence. I have always loved travelling. Perhaps it comes from a… Continue reading Travel Anxiety
Closing Down the Friendly Friday Challenge
Sadly, all good things come to an end. After four years, and hundreds of posts across the blogosphere, Friendly Friday Challenge will soon be closing down. Gooseberry It has been great, blogosphere, but its time to move on. The current Friendly Friday team have been unable to find anyone keen to take over administering the… Continue reading Closing Down the Friendly Friday Challenge
Eight Unique Places to Visit in Trondheim, Norway
Situated on the Banks of the Nidelva river and the historic capital of Norway, Trondheim is home to around 30,000 University students and is a favourite destination of tourists. What's the attraction? Why do so many people choose to visit Trondheim, in Norway? From history to today - Trondheim's Nidelva river and old warehouses now… Continue reading Eight Unique Places to Visit in Trondheim, Norway
Friendly Friday Challenge – Framing Your Subject
I use the natural shapes of trees to frame an outdoor photo. I mean, I look for overhanging branches to use in the foreground. Particularly to give the subject some definition or dimension. A photo of the beach or the sunrise is always lovely, but it is better to have some kind of reference point.… Continue reading Friendly Friday Challenge – Framing Your Subject