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Pursuit of Happiness

click to enlarge a busy sunset sky “Some pursue happiness – others create it.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Pretty much sums up this sunset that got really busy, there were paragliders and birds all competing for the last breezes of the day.  For me any day on the beach is a happy day. Click the link […]


Following the Sun

click to enlarge the view from the lighthouse “Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.” Maori Proverb A fitting quote for the view from inside the lighthouse, with all those reflective mirrors it is very bright in there.   Click the link to Sky Watch Friday to see what 110s of bloggers […]


Where to Begin

click to elarge a pretty blue sky ‎“Remember today… for it is the beginning of always.” Dante I love a good day at the beach and walking this long flight of stairs up the look out.  Click the link to Sky Watch Friday to see what hundreds of bloggers from all over have found in […]



click to enlarge “Believe you can, and you are half way there” Theodore Roosevelt Will be travelling for the next few weeks and checking in from all over. For now I am sharing a photo for Sky Watch Friday fans, click the link to see what other bloggers have found in their view of the […]


Beautiful Spectacles

click to enlarge “When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody notices, don’t be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.”  John Lennon But fans of sky watching and nature do take the time to notice and share.  Click the link to Sky Watch […]


Whatevers – 1

Found photos of weddings, babies, or young people going off to war are often for sale at jumble stalls and antique centres.  Rich with details of fashion or landscapes that have changed and vintage automobiles, but sadly with no voice to tell their stories.  Do you ever wonder, who are these people and what is […]


Designing & Creating

“You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.”  Walt Disney    Love a wild and open beach for a nice long walk but somethings are more fun shared.  Click the link to Sky Watch Friday to see what bloggers […]



“Today is only one day in all the days that will ever be. But what will happen in all the other days that ever come can depend on what you do today.” Ernest Hemingway click to enlarge the evening light over sand dunes Fabulous crisp autumn evenings we are having and just perfect for spying […]


Seeds of tomorrow

“Don’t judge a day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” Robert Louis Stevenson. click to enlarge it is a really pretty with broken old trees trying to find new ways to grow Tomorrow is always another day and our lists of things to do are often long but always like to […]


Pretty Thoughts

It’s nicer to think dear, pretty thoughts and keep them in one’s heart, like treasures.”  Anne of Green Gables – L.M. Montgomery    click to enlarge    Isn’t this a fabulous sky, I was at a BBQ around the corner and could feel those colours building into something out  Sky Watch Friday  friends would enjoy. Click […]