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Photo101 Assignments Photography

WPC: Lines

This week, share a photo with a composition dominated by lines — hard or soft, straight or curvy, vertical or horizontal, or made in nature or as part of a cityscape. Lines

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Challenges Family

Social Media Beyond the Grave

I don’t know about you but Facebook has become my personal assistant and go to for remembering birthdays of friends and family. It has even replaced the sending of birthday cards but also opened up the number of birthday wishes received. Of course it hasn’t replaced cards to my close loved ones but it has […]

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Photography Weekly Photo Challenge

WPC: Prolific

This week’s photo challenge – What do you think of when you think of the word, “prolific”?  Maybe the plethora of dandelions sprouting in your neighborhood might fit. If you’re in the Southern Hemisphere, it might be the leaves falling from the trees. Your response need not be one based in nature — let your imagination fuel […]

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Photography Weekly Photo Challenge

WPC: Awakening

Awakening  

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Aussie Life

The Commuter

Last August I became a train commuter for the first time. Every job since the age of 17 I have driven to, with three exceptions – the first when I worked in the family restaurant, I walk up the garden path to that job; the second when I worked and lived in a hotel – […]

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Aussie Life

Happy Anniversary Wombat

This week I received a WordPress Happy Anniversary notification that it is four years since I created Waking the Wombat. I thought it an appropriate moment to reflect on what I’ve achieved in those four years. I created WTW as an outlet for expression and a place to share my experiences of immigrating from the […]