Category Archives: Australia

The longest Uber drive EVER!


At the moment though we are travelling overseas….well, trying to get home! My husband frequently flies to the Philippines for work and sometimes I accompany him. Here’s a little story that might just give you a chuckle. We just missed … Continue reading

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Crazy minds, Zentangles and Swirly People.


Every time we have gone away I’ve taken my pens and Prismacolour pencils with me and a drawing pad with the best of intentions of having time to just sit and unwind and do some Zentangle type drawings.  Has this … Continue reading

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For all you creative people!


As you might know, I love travel,photography and everything that falls in the fantasy realm. As a result I have become totally addicted to creating photomanipulation art from all of my images that I have collected over the years. My … Continue reading

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Out of Order.


I created this image using several photo’s I took while on our recent trip. I wanted to challenge myself to do something a little bit creative with some of the sights we saw – to encompass a sense of the … Continue reading

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In Her Chair…


In her chair, listening to the priest quietly murmuring last rites as her final earthly breaths cut through the silence of the night. The only other sound, the clock on the wall marking time in the remaining minutes and seconds … Continue reading

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From Menindee to Wentworth,Renmark and Mildura.


The next leg of our journey was supposed to take us to Mildura where we planned to drive out to Mungo National Park to see the Walls of China. Unfortunately due to bad weather predicted, and ultimately as it happened, … Continue reading

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Menindee Lake. Wow!


Menindee is a small township about 110km South East of Broken hill and it’s been a place I’ve wanted to visit for years because it is perfect for photography. Sometimes with bad weather the roads are closed getting in there … Continue reading

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Broken Hill and Silverton.


It was a long LONG drive from Lightning Ridge to Broken Hill- I think in total about a nine and a half hour trip ?  so we split the journey in half and stayed overnight halfway across. It mustn’t have … Continue reading

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Trip to Lightning Ridge, NSW.


We just arrived home yesterday after a three week trip which entailed visiting places such as Lightning Ridge, Broken Hill, Mildura, Griffith, Junee and Sofala.   This is the route we took from Kilaben Bay in Lake Macquarie, NSW.  I’ll … Continue reading

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First Adventure in our New Mode of Travel


In recent years my husband and I have done a fair amount of travel overseas, but now we are embarking on a new life of adventure… Exploring and photographing Australia whilst travelling in a caravan! Not full time mind you, … Continue reading

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