We have been back home in New Zealand for approximately three weeks. To say it has been hectic in a sort of organised chaotic way would be an understatement. Most of that time has had us shifting our "treasures". Though one of us kept referring to those treasures with a more descriptive word. A new… Continue reading Life at No.22 – Shifting In
On a changeable spring day Our shoes disturbing the surface Earthy dusty soil and intoxicating pollen As the soft breeze brushes past us and fills the air. Our senses are engulfed The ground is white with fallen blossoms, Busy bees have done their job. Clouds open up The smell of rain A freshness scent similar… Continue reading Countryside Scents in Spring
It isn't a matter of if you will experience a "Curve Ball" it is when it will occur. By the way, they never come at a convenient time! For us, it happened when I finally released my head from the proverbial sand and acknowledged that I had to get a sore on my hand checked… Continue reading When Life throws a Curveball
Looking back with fond memories I am starting part three with the delightful Dokkum. What we enjoyed most about this city was its terrific architecture and pretty canals with a few interesting shops to explore and purchase a small item or two to remember the area. Before entering many of the cities and Dokkum being… Continue reading Cruising the Friesland Canals Pt 3
In a few hours, we will be winging ourselves back to New Zealand. This year there is a twist to our return back "home". Last month we had a few long days and even longer sleepless nights, dealing with people in a different time zone from us. A time of reflection and making decisions at… Continue reading A Travellers concept of HOME
Each and every city we have visited has had its unique wow factor, the next city to be shared would turn out to be no exception. Franeker This is one of the places I thought was rather picturesque and had a unique attraction in the form of the oldest working planetarium, which was developed in… Continue reading Cruising the Friesland Canals Pt 2
A break from the Friesland canals to a chat about photography. It has made me think and feel somewhat stunned when asked in person. That very question. I know I used to stumble around this and fumble out a half-hearted answer of how I just love capturing moments and scenes from a small part of… Continue reading Are you a Photographer?