Dunedin Botanic Garden, New Zealand. Photo taken by Nigel 24 Oct 2017 at sunset. Late October is springtime in New Zealand.
Today its my pleasure to share with you a perfect pairing of paragraph and photo, by PEPIX whose blog I started following recently. If you've ever been caught "between a rock and a hard place" or you're in this position right now, I hope this lovely post will encourage you to persevere. Don't Give Up!... Continue Reading →
In the gold rush days it was illegal for miners to remove the surveyed boundary pegs of a mining claim so the miners would work around them, leaving a pillar of earth under the peg. When visiting old sluicing sites you see these pillars standing alone - they kinda catch your attention. I had some... Continue Reading →
If you're looking at this in Reader please click on the Title and read it on my blog instead (to ensure proper formatting). Thank you! Last night I came across a very beautiful colour poem written by Antara who is 10 years old !!! Antara had contributed the poem to her Mum's blog Colourfulcanvas. Here... Continue Reading →
"Beauty surrounds us." Jalaluddin Rumi Many years ago I tried my hand at oil painting. The teacher was much too kind to tell me I had no talent, but I was smart enough to figure it out pretty quickly. Not being one to give up easily, I then turned to photography as my avenue for... Continue Reading →
Pete Hillman has kindly agreed to contribute a guest post for my series "Where and What is Beauty?". We've followed each other's blogs since I first joined WordPress in May this year. His posts are both an education and an inspiration to me, and its an honour and a privilege to include his post in... Continue Reading →
Sometimes when I am out walking I find myself absorbed on the path ahead of me and don’t always think to look back. Looking back today I was greeted with a magnificent light display as shafts of diffuse light pushed through the morning mist.
Today I'm sharing two outstanding photos by Christopher James Martin of Christopher Martin Photography. I was captivated by the contrast of dark and light, the moodiness, the wildness and the majestic scenery. These are two images that I've selected from his recent post (01 Sept 2017) and are used with permission. I recommend you visit... Continue Reading →