Category Archives: Weekly challenges

100-Word Challenge for Grownups – Week #166

Do you want to write too? Click below: This week’s prompt is … checking in proved to be… +100 words Night ride She sighed. It was hot and the platform was crowded – the last train to Lyon was delayed. The announcement … Continue reading

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Laughing at ourselves!

My Dad is awesome. And he has the most amazing sense of humour! I was recently sorting out some old photos for him and came across this little gem. It was so perfect for Ailsa’s travel challenge: Laughter! And it seems … Continue reading

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Mud, glorious mud!

Some animals use sunblock and insecticide on a regular basis and have done for centuries. Not the wonderfully blended and highly researched chemicals that we rely on – these are just not readily available in the bush and very impractical for big … Continue reading

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Oh cheese!

It has been a while since I responded to any of Ailsa’s travel challenges, but I could not resist her topic for this week: Merchandise. I rarely take photos of merchandise (!!) but there is one thing that I do … Continue reading

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Travel theme: unexpected shoe post

Sydney is a typical large city in that it has some beautiful areas and some not so great. It has quiet spaces with trees and lawns and busy streets filled with traffic and noise. A recent trip along a very busy road … Continue reading

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A blooming bike!

A recent trip across the central western area in NSW took me through some magnificent grazing farming country. Occasional Eucalyptus trees scattered through a green, fresh, autumn landscape provided interesting relief, as did the occasional hill and small creek. I … Continue reading

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Bush fragrance

Have you ever… taken the time to really get up close and personal with a small creek? I don’t mean those terrible polluted urban waterways that sometimes earn the name creek – I mean the real thing. Perfectly clean and … Continue reading

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