5 minutes …


… with wooden fruit.

I’ve joined an online photography course and the first topic is composition. So I’m joining fellow blogger, Desleyjane in her challenge # regular random.

The rules are … Choose an object or a scene and spend just five minute shooting it from as many angles as you can. Look at the way the light interacts with the object, or look at what comes into or moves out of the frame.

So here’s a few snaps of our wooden fruit bowl.Collage 11Collage 13RNFJ6365-2

Festival of Voices




Tasmania is enjoying the annual celebration of song, music, spoken word.

A highlight of the festival is the Big Sing & Bonfire. An open air, free family event, a fun sing-a-long, attended by a few thousand people.IMG_2089IMG_2082IMG_2092 (1)

A selection of choirs and singers led the crowd in a variety of well known songs, from “Over the rainbow” to David Bowie’s “Under Pressure” and Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”.

As well as formal, organised concerts covering multiple music genres, there are also pop-up events around the city.IMG_2081

Another fascinating event was a walking tour, led by this actress, who shared some of Hobart’s history through the eyes and colourful lives of early female convicts.

“The Founding Fathers may have found things but it was the Founding Mothers who filled this place with life, culture and made a lot of money.”IMG_2223