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"Looking out over the lake, I felt enveloped in the most peaceful, loving utopia" - Laurie Kahn πŸ’™β€πŸ’™
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Thank you one and all for sticking with me through my marathon posting session. My son finishes his work experience today so I will most likely revert back to being a non-morning person again πŸ™„...having said that, I will miss my compulsory early morning starts ( not sure the teenager will πŸ˜† ), they have re-kindled my love of landscape photography and reminded me that you can discover new places even when the travel budget has dried up!...anyhoo time for a nanna nap in preparation for heading off to the SCG tonight!
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Happy Fri-Yay 😘
"Looking out over the lake, I felt enveloped in the most peaceful, loving utopia" - Laurie Kahn πŸ’™β€πŸ’™ . . . Thank you one and all for sticking with me through my marathon posting session. My son finishes his work experience today so I will most likely revert back to being a non-morning person again πŸ™„...having said that, I will miss my compulsory early morning starts ( not sure the teenager will πŸ˜† ), they have re-kindled my love of landscape photography and reminded me that you can discover new places even when the travel budget has dried up!...anyhoo time for a nanna nap in preparation for heading off to the SCG tonight! . . Happy Fri-Yay 😘
Today is the first time I have been to Lake Parramatta and yes, I am asking myself why I haven't been before!! πŸ€”. I do love that feeling you get when you explore a nature reserve for the first time. It's like making a new friend but without having to make conversation, which is ideal for socially awkward me πŸ™„. Needless to say I am smitten and will certainly be returning. .
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Captured on my @samsungau s8, no editing required 😎
Today is the first time I have been to Lake Parramatta and yes, I am asking myself why I haven't been before!! πŸ€”. I do love that feeling you get when you explore a nature reserve for the first time. It's like making a new friend but without having to make conversation, which is ideal for socially awkward me πŸ™„. Needless to say I am smitten and will certainly be returning. . . . Captured on my @samsungau s8, no editing required 😎
You are my sunshine, my only sunshine 🌞..are you feeling the love @cityofparramatta ?!! 😘..a glorious Autumnul morning spent watching the sky light up over Parramatta River 😍
You are my sunshine, my only sunshine 🌞..are you feeling the love @cityofparramatta ?!! 😘..a glorious Autumnul morning spent watching the sky light up over Parramatta River 😍
How's the Serenity 😍..
Having to get up before the sun this week has been a good thing ( never thought I would say that πŸ˜† ) as it has prompted me to pick up my camera again and try to capture some of the natural beauty on offer in @cityofparramatta. I haven't spent a lot of time here since finishing up at my old job ( haven't got a new one yet πŸ™„ ) last year and it's been wonderful to rediscover some of my favourite haunts..perhaps Parramatta is my muse πŸ€”..more to come from my morning adventures πŸ˜‰
How's the Serenity 😍.. Having to get up before the sun this week has been a good thing ( never thought I would say that πŸ˜† ) as it has prompted me to pick up my camera again and try to capture some of the natural beauty on offer in @cityofparramatta. I haven't spent a lot of time here since finishing up at my old job ( haven't got a new one yet πŸ™„ ) last year and it's been wonderful to rediscover some of my favourite haunts..perhaps Parramatta is my muse πŸ€”..more to come from my morning adventures πŸ˜‰
Another glorious morning in @cityofparramatta today! I was so excited that it was finally cool enough to wear a jacket ( I'm easily pleased πŸ˜† ) as I took a stroll alongside Parramatta River..I didn't get too far as I was constantly stopping to take more photos ( be prepared for Parramatta spam πŸ™„ ) and just soaking in my surroundings. This one was taken just under the old Gasworks Bridge, looking back towards the wharf.
Another glorious morning in @cityofparramatta today! I was so excited that it was finally cool enough to wear a jacket ( I'm easily pleased πŸ˜† ) as I took a stroll alongside Parramatta River..I didn't get too far as I was constantly stopping to take more photos ( be prepared for Parramatta spam πŸ™„ ) and just soaking in my surroundings. This one was taken just under the old Gasworks Bridge, looking back towards the wharf.
If you look closely you can catch a glimpse of Old Government House located in the beautiful @parrapark. It is the oldest remaining public building in Australia and one of the most historically significant. This park is steeped in history, has an abundance of natural beauty as well as walking and cycling paths, playgrounds and picnic areas. For me personally, the trees and river are the major drawcard, they provide an oasis in the middle of the @cityofparramatta. It really is my happy place 😊
If you look closely you can catch a glimpse of Old Government House located in the beautiful @parrapark. It is the oldest remaining public building in Australia and one of the most historically significant. This park is steeped in history, has an abundance of natural beauty as well as walking and cycling paths, playgrounds and picnic areas. For me personally, the trees and river are the major drawcard, they provide an oasis in the middle of the @cityofparramatta. It really is my happy place 😊
Morning Reflections..captured on Monday as I meandered around my happy place, Parramatta Park ☺. The teenager had to start work at 5:30am today 😴 so that'll do me! Now I have to set an alarm to make sure I don't forget to pick him up πŸ˜†. Happy Wednesday!!
Morning Reflections..captured on Monday as I meandered around my happy place, Parramatta Park ☺. The teenager had to start work at 5:30am today 😴 so that'll do me! Now I have to set an alarm to make sure I don't forget to pick him up πŸ˜†. Happy Wednesday!!
The best things in life are free 🌳...my apologies in advance for the Hunts Creek Reserve spam but that light this morning was sooo beautiful. I could have stayed all day but I had a shoe full of water after stepping into the creek as I crossed it 😢..the water was a little deeper than I thought..oopsie πŸ˜†
The best things in life are free 🌳...my apologies in advance for the Hunts Creek Reserve spam but that light this morning was sooo beautiful. I could have stayed all day but I had a shoe full of water after stepping into the creek as I crossed it 😢..the water was a little deeper than I thought..oopsie πŸ˜†
I literally lost myself in nature this morning πŸ™„. I was so caught up in the beauty of the day as I explored some more of Hunts Creek, a gorgeous nature reserve in the suburbs of @sydney 😍, and listened to the birds that I didn't notice I had taken the wrong trail back to my car 😜. It turned out to be a good thing otherwise I might have missed this early light filtering through the trees πŸŒ³πŸƒπŸŒΏwhen I got back on the right track πŸ˜‰
Such a glorious way to start the day, it's almost enough to convert me to a morning person πŸ˜†πŸ˜΄
I literally lost myself in nature this morning πŸ™„. I was so caught up in the beauty of the day as I explored some more of Hunts Creek, a gorgeous nature reserve in the suburbs of @sydney 😍, and listened to the birds that I didn't notice I had taken the wrong trail back to my car 😜. It turned out to be a good thing otherwise I might have missed this early light filtering through the trees πŸŒ³πŸƒπŸŒΏwhen I got back on the right track πŸ˜‰ Such a glorious way to start the day, it's almost enough to convert me to a morning person πŸ˜†πŸ˜΄
"In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they're still beautiful" - Alice Walker.
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My son has work experience this week ( yes it is school holidays!!! ) and as his accompanying driver, wherever he goes, I go so it's early mornings as he starts at 6am 😝. I am generally allergic to mornings but it was soooo good to head into Parramatta Park this morning and take in the early light. I spent a lot of time here when I worked in the area, it was my happy place, my escape from the mundane day to day stuff. It is also the place that really ignited my love of photography, especially of trees 🌳. This is one of my favourite spots in this suburban slice of paradise and I am really happy with how this shot turned out.
"In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they're still beautiful" - Alice Walker. . . My son has work experience this week ( yes it is school holidays!!! ) and as his accompanying driver, wherever he goes, I go so it's early mornings as he starts at 6am 😝. I am generally allergic to mornings but it was soooo good to head into Parramatta Park this morning and take in the early light. I spent a lot of time here when I worked in the area, it was my happy place, my escape from the mundane day to day stuff. It is also the place that really ignited my love of photography, especially of trees 🌳. This is one of my favourite spots in this suburban slice of paradise and I am really happy with how this shot turned out.
Good Morning @parrapark, it's wonderful to see you my old friend. You're looking as lovely as always πŸ˜—πŸŒ³πŸŒΏπŸƒβ€
Good Morning @parrapark, it's wonderful to see you my old friend. You're looking as lovely as always πŸ˜—πŸŒ³πŸŒΏπŸƒβ€
A moody edit of one of the first ( of just a few πŸ˜† ) photos I took of the truly majestic Cradle Mountain as part of a photography workshop last year.
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I am all over the place right now. I can't seem to settle on a particular style or subject/s with my photos. Sometimes I just want to delete everything and start all over again! I also wish Instagram had a feature that allowed you to rearrange your photos, regroup them without having to delete and repost πŸ€”. Maybe I'm just a moody drama queen πŸ‘ΈπŸ˜. If only I took the rest of my life as seriously πŸ™„
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Anyhoo, time to lose myself in another book ❀ πŸ“š..see you round like a rissole πŸ˜‚
A moody edit of one of the first ( of just a few πŸ˜† ) photos I took of the truly majestic Cradle Mountain as part of a photography workshop last year. . . . I am all over the place right now. I can't seem to settle on a particular style or subject/s with my photos. Sometimes I just want to delete everything and start all over again! I also wish Instagram had a feature that allowed you to rearrange your photos, regroup them without having to delete and repost πŸ€”. Maybe I'm just a moody drama queen πŸ‘ΈπŸ˜. If only I took the rest of my life as seriously πŸ™„ . . . Anyhoo, time to lose myself in another book ❀ πŸ“š..see you round like a rissole πŸ˜‚
That look you get when you are busted breaking your diet πŸ˜†. Exactly 12 months ago, the teenager and I were cycling our way around Rottnest Island. It was a truly magical and memorable day as we took in the spectacular views, but let's face it, the star attraction has to be those bloody adorable Quokkas 😍. I failed dismally in my Quokka selfie mission but I was still so excited to get to see them in the wild..
That look you get when you are busted breaking your diet πŸ˜†. Exactly 12 months ago, the teenager and I were cycling our way around Rottnest Island. It was a truly magical and memorable day as we took in the spectacular views, but let's face it, the star attraction has to be those bloody adorable Quokkas 😍. I failed dismally in my Quokka selfie mission but I was still so excited to get to see them in the wild..
"A brisk wind wove through the bushes, twirling the leaves so that their pale undersides fluttered towards the sun. Like children thrust suddenly into the spotlight, flitting between nerves and self-importance" - Kate Morton - The Forgotten Garden πŸŒΏπŸƒπŸπŸ‚πŸ“šβ€
"A brisk wind wove through the bushes, twirling the leaves so that their pale undersides fluttered towards the sun. Like children thrust suddenly into the spotlight, flitting between nerves and self-importance" - Kate Morton - The Forgotten Garden πŸŒΏπŸƒπŸπŸ‚πŸ“šβ€
"That was the power of the story weaver, Nell realized. An ability to conjour colour so that all else seemed to fade" - Kate Morton - The Forgotten Garden πŸŒΏπŸƒπŸπŸ‚β€πŸ“š
"That was the power of the story weaver, Nell realized. An ability to conjour colour so that all else seemed to fade" - Kate Morton - The Forgotten Garden πŸŒΏπŸƒπŸπŸ‚β€πŸ“š
"Ever since Eliza had discovered the book of fairy tales...had disappeared inside it's faded pages, she'd understood the power of stories. Their magical ability to refill the wounded part of people" - Kate Morton - The Forgotten Garden πŸƒπŸŒΏπŸπŸ‚
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So my will power only lasted a week πŸ™„..on the upside I have rediscovered my love of reading and have finished three books in that time! πŸ“š Nemisis ( Jo Nesbo, I love Scandinavian Crime Novels ) πŸ“š The Forgotten Garden ( Kate Morton, Australian Author, will definitely be reading more of her novels )  and πŸ“š The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society which may well be my new favourite book ❀..it made me laugh, cry and than cry some more. Dawsey has secured a special place in my heart alongside Gilbert Blythe and Mr Darcy..
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I have now started The Alchemist..so many books, so little time to do anything else πŸ˜†
"Ever since Eliza had discovered the book of fairy tales...had disappeared inside it's faded pages, she'd understood the power of stories. Their magical ability to refill the wounded part of people" - Kate Morton - The Forgotten Garden πŸƒπŸŒΏπŸπŸ‚ . . So my will power only lasted a week πŸ™„..on the upside I have rediscovered my love of reading and have finished three books in that time! πŸ“š Nemisis ( Jo Nesbo, I love Scandinavian Crime Novels ) πŸ“š The Forgotten Garden ( Kate Morton, Australian Author, will definitely be reading more of her novels ) and πŸ“š The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society which may well be my new favourite book ❀..it made me laugh, cry and than cry some more. Dawsey has secured a special place in my heart alongside Gilbert Blythe and Mr Darcy.. . . I have now started The Alchemist..so many books, so little time to do anything else πŸ˜†
That face 😍😍..I am a massive stickler for rules ( well mostly πŸ™„ ) but the temptation to break the no patting or touching the wildlife rule on Rottnest Island was very strong!  HOWEVER I resisted and it took me every ounce of my willpower to do so πŸ˜†...anyhoo, speaking of my most underdeveloped muscle ( ie willpower ), I am going to try and exercise it and take a break from social media for a while, I'm frittering away too much of my time on it, not sure how long my resolve will last but I've got to try! I just don't want anyone to be concerned when I haven't posted a gazillion times in a week 😝. Catch up with all of your amazing work soon 😘
That face 😍😍..I am a massive stickler for rules ( well mostly πŸ™„ ) but the temptation to break the no patting or touching the wildlife rule on Rottnest Island was very strong! HOWEVER I resisted and it took me every ounce of my willpower to do so πŸ˜†...anyhoo, speaking of my most underdeveloped muscle ( ie willpower ), I am going to try and exercise it and take a break from social media for a while, I'm frittering away too much of my time on it, not sure how long my resolve will last but I've got to try! I just don't want anyone to be concerned when I haven't posted a gazillion times in a week 😝. Catch up with all of your amazing work soon 😘
"If the path be beautiful, let us ask not where it leads" - Anatole France
"If the path be beautiful, let us ask not where it leads" - Anatole France