Start-rite Shoes Seeing this 1950's poster recently sent me spirally down the rabbit hole of memory into childhood, an Alice tumbling down into her Wonderland. I feel a stab of poignancy, of protectiveness for the smallness of the little boy... Continue Reading →
https://nicolaauckland.com/2017/04/18/poetry-enchanted-eventide/ Over at Sometimes Stellar Story Teller, Nicola sets a poetry challenge, using her enchanting photo as a prompt. Here's my take. Enchanted Eventide I walk the dreamy woodland path, this quiet spring twilight. The path curves, I find a... Continue Reading →
First some definitions : Surface tension: a fine film on the surface of the water Waterboatmen/ water striders : small insects such as waterboatmen can 'walk on water' because their weight is not enough to penetrate the water. Image... Continue Reading →
The scene : Wholefood co-op shop, their post Christmas sale... I am browsing, the spelt crackers, miso paste, crunchy peanut butter ..hmmm. I enjoy the ambiance in this place, homely non supermarket wooden shelves, mis-shapen vegetables, supporting local cake maker,... Continue Reading →
I have a new Instagram account. I'm learning about #themes, joining in conversations. And sharing other people's fabulous photos . Maybe they'll like some of mine. First thing to do is figure out what I'm interested in, not always so easy to pin down... Continue Reading →
I couldn't resist sharing this image of 'onion' squashes, bought from the local greengrocers. They are so beautiful I think. The splendid side of autumn, not the melancholy.