Challenges Family

The Happiness Project

Today I turned forty nine which means in twelve months’ time I turn fifty….FIFTY!  I can’t believe that and I am so not ready for it.  I feel like I’m in my twenties still.  Doesn’t this mean I’m supposed to have helped build an orphanage, saved some orang-utans and climbed Everest by now?  Well I’ve […]

Aussie Life Challenges Family

A Week of Reflection

This week has been one full of mixed emotions; on Tuesday my twenty one year old son attended the funeral of an old school mate who unimaginably took his own life.  Such a tragedy that he was unable to seek help from the turmoil he was suffering.  A very good friend of mine who is […]

Challenges Photo101 Assignments

Day 6 – Connect

Nowadays connecting with friends and loved ones scattered across the world is relatively easy with the invention of the ‘inter-web’.  Imagine how difficult it would have been before the invention of the telephone; relying on a letter which may have taken weeks or even months to arrive at its destination.  We are very fortunate aren’t […]


Tuesday’s A to Z Challenge – ‘U’ words – Under The Jetty

Today’s  Blogging 101 challenge was to try a blog event and I was immediately hooked by Tuesday’s A to Z Challenge. I took this photograph when holidaying in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.  I was underneath the jetty.  We had just arrived by boat at this beautiful tiny island not even on the map.  It was magical!