Tag Archives: Beach

Weekly Photo Challenge: Ambience

This weeks photo challenge is Ambience. Unlike the northern hemisphere, we’re getting record breaking heat! Last night was the hottest night on record for 159 years. In parts of Australia, they were still at 30 degrees Celsius at mid night … Continue reading

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Hump Day Post: Postcard from Redhead, NSW

I’m lucky to live near one of the beast beaches around in NSW, but then again, I’m biased! Redhead Beach takes its name from the bluff which is bright red when the sun shines on it. Close to it is … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Partners

So, winter has finally arrived down under. For most of us a chilly water temperature of 16℃ or 61℉ is enough to keep well away, but not so for these partners! As I strolled along the beach fully decked out for winter with buttoned … Continue reading

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HDP: Postcard from Narooma, NSW

Narooma is on the south-east coast of New South Wales (NSW), it’s three-hours drive south-east of Canberra, five-hours drive south of Sydney and eight-hours drive north of Melbourne. It was established in 1881 and the name comes from the Aboriginal for … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Optimistic

This week’s challenge from Krista is to ‘Show us something you’re optimistic about.’ While the northern hemisphere has cooled off sufficiently by the sound of things, some of us ‘Down Under’ have had more than enough heat for this summer. 😡 During … Continue reading

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Hump Day Post: Beware :)

So, being in the middle of our summer, we’ve had some amazing hot days and what better way to see the day’s end than to take a walk on one of our nearby beaches. Wanting to enjoy the moment, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Weight(less)

This week, Ben has challenge us to ‘share a photo of something marked by its weight — or its air of weightlessness. Show us gravity at its most unforgiving, or most generous.’ So today, at one of our local beaches, … Continue reading

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HDP: Travelling Around Australia Ends at Week 32

From Brunswick Heads we meandered down the coast of New South Wales and our next stop brought us to Yamba. Yamba is an amazing little town with many waterways. Turner’s Beach has amazing rock formations in and out of the water. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Happy Place

This week Krista has asked us to share our happy place. For me, my happy place is undoubtedly the beach. If I’m troubled, confused or sad I find myself there. The minute I take my shoes off, I make contact with nature … Continue reading

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HDP: Travelling Around Australia, Week 21

We’ve spent this week in Broome and the temperature has been nothing but constantly HOT. The scary thing is, we’re going further north which means it’s going to get HOTTER!!! Broome is famous for its pearls and just about everywhere you … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inspiration

This week Krista has asked, ‘What is your inspiration? What moves you?’ It’s hard to pinpoint any one single thing that motivates me. It depends where I’m at: mentally, physically or emotionally. Some times, it can be a quote or … Continue reading

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Hump Day Post: Caves Beach, NSW

We’ve been having fabulous spring weather and so it’s fitting that I take you to Caves Beach, south of Newcastle, NSW. The water is already warm enough for a dip – if you like your water on the cool side of … Continue reading

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Hump Day Post: Bali, Indonesia

Bali is an excellent destination for most Ozies. It’s not far (relatively speaking), it’s cheap and you get good value for money. For me, the biggest challenge in going there was the bartering! Coming from a nation of fixed pricing, it can … Continue reading

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