A calm day, no wind, a flat sea. No one in sight. Silence.
Except inside my head, my thoughts racing.
I will keep on walking, trying to calm my inner voice.
These beautifully intricate flowers were hanging over a fence on a local footpath. I took a few photos then went back with my “olloclip” macro lens that fits onto my iphone.
These perfect flowers are ideal for this week’s photo challenge, growing from a simple bud, to the complex flower into a passion fruit.
My first few posts of this year will review the challenges that I set for 2017. Here is the list.
I’m fortunate that I live is such a lovely place, close to nature. Just stepping out on our balcony to capture sunrise or sunset, rainbows or stormy clouds, connects me with nature. Most weeks we walked on a beach or in the bush and got away from city streets and traffic. Sometimes my connection with nature has simply been the appreciation of a flower in bloom.
So, No 3 on my list is ticked off
✔ Connect with nature at least three times a week.
Remembering the weekend.
Whist in Sydney recently I took photos of these two beautiful trees that we don’t see in Tasmania.
The jacaranda flowers were past their best but still a blast of colour along suburban streets.
The frangipani buds opened a little more each day, on our daughters back yard tree.
My northern hemisphere brain still gets a kick out of summer in December, evening though this is now my third Christmas in Australia.
Today, one week before Christmas Day, we visited a few of Tasmania’s East Coast beaches, on a beautiful sunny day. The sand gets whiter as you travel north.
Photo straight from my phone, no editing.