Project 365 2014 – Day 81 – Morning

Day 22 - March Photo A Day - Morning

Day 22 – March Photo A Day – Morning

I forgot to take a photo this morning, so here’s some octopuses on my bedside table that I see every morning when I wake up. I’m really not good with these time of day themes.


Project 365 2014 – Day 77 – Five Years Ago

Day 18 - March Photo A Day - Five Years Ago

Day 18 – March Photo A Day – Five Years Ago

Five years ago I didn’t have a fancy camera, but I did like taking photos of grass as I still do now.

Project 365 2014 – Day 72 – Fresh

Day 13 - March Photo A Day - Fresh

Day 13 – March Photo A Day – Fresh

Our tiny little apples we rescued, fresh off the tree before the possums and birds get to them. So far this summer the birds and possum have eaten our strawberries, plums, apricots, cherries and other apples. We’ll have to be more careful next year and net everything like our neighbour does.

Project 365 2014 – Day 3 – My Town

Day 3 - January Photo A Day - My Town

Day 3 – January Photo A Day – My Town

My Town

Well, it’s not really my town, but it’s something that moves around with us and is a part of everywhere we go (a very flimsy interpretation of today’s Fat Mum Slim photo a day theme!)

My husband and I are terrible gardeners. We killed the beautiful orchid and mint that our parents had given us as house warming gifts when we first moved out. Yes, we managed to kill mint. We bought this yucca on impulse when we were grocery shopping one day. I figured if it can survive living in Coles, it should be able to survive living with us, and it has. It hasn’t always looked its best, but it always manages to bounce back. Hopefully it will stay with us for a long time, wherever we go.

Project 365 2014 – Day 2 – Begins With G

Day 2 - January Photo A Day - Begins With Green

Day 2 – January Photo A Day – Begins With G

Begins with G

Beautiful green grass. Unfortunately the husband mowed the lawn today and the lawn never looks that pretty until a few days after. So I had to get some straggly left over grass growing near this tree stump. I should be thankful that he does stuff around the house though!

Project 365 2013 – Day 105


Autumn Leaves

Autumn is my absolute favourite season. The nights are getting cooler and easier to sleep, but it’s not so cold that I’m freezing my toes off. The mornings are nice and crisp  and refreshing so I don’t get that hungover feeling of not being able to sleep because it’s too hot, but it’s not so cold that I just want to hibernate like a bear because the warmth of the bed is too enticing.

Even though spring has all those things as well, there’s a lot of pollen. Autumn is like spring without the hay fever. What I really love are all the beautiful colours of the leaves, and I love that we live in a beautiful tree-lined street (for now). It’s so pretty. However, the local council is being pretty diligent about street sweeping this year, so I’ve got to be quick to get leaf shots! Also my neighbour across the road from us hates leaves and gets rid of them pretty quickly. I’ve never seen anyone hate leaves as much as he does. He’s out there almost everyday blowing all the leaves off his property and a lot of the surrounding properties including ours… I’m not sure he has much of a life and he’s blowing away all my photo opportunities!

I took so many (what I think) are great photos today, it was hard picking just one. At least I have a nice collection of fillers now!

Project 365 2013 – Day 104

Boy In The Weeds

Boy In The Weeds

I love Threadless. I love Threadless so much that my whole site is based on one of the t-shirt designs that I just adore. I own way too many of their t-shirts and have bought a heap for the husband over the years, so much so that I’ve been on a (forced) Threadless ban for the last 4 years. I don’t even wear t-shirts that much anymore, but I still love browsing the designs. This particular design Boy In The Weeds doesn’t get much wear. I love the design, but the forest green colour isn’t so great against my skin tone. Still, I dug it out today and remembered why I bought it in the first place.

And here’s the front view


Project 365 2013 – Day 88



I really love figs, but I can’t believe how expensive and hard to find they are in the shops. The husband found some figs and decided to climb up a tree to ‘rescue’ some from the birds. They look a bit on the unripe side, but I’m sure with a few days they’ll be fine to eat.