I once thought that the philosophy of Epicurus was all about the good things in life – fine dining, good wine and of course, good friends to share it with. I learnt that is not whole the picture. He teaches that we reach a certain level of happiness and satisfaction and then it levels out. For example, if I was to win $1m it would bring me a degree of happiness, however if I was […]
motion noun (MOVEMENT) Cambridge dictionary states (in part) that motion means the act or process of moving, or a particular action or movement. Below are some diverse examples of vehicles built for moving people or things (iron ore, wood, domestic supplies) over several decades and vastly different locations and speeds.
I recently re-read Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H.Lawrence. I was surprised that I still found it to be a bit raunchy even in the 21st Century. I moved on to another of Lawrence’s books – this time it was Women In Love. For your information, David Herbert Richards Lawrence was born on 11 September 1885 in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England. I was fascinated with the beauty of his writing as it is so different to most […]
Some wise words … it says the #400 rule of a lady but I think it applies equally to all 🙂
Kangaroos feeding on the grass before the students arrive for the day.
The warm weather and then some rain encouraged some growth in the garden. Time to plant some winter vegetables tomorrow. I will plant beans, carrots, and Asian Greens as well as some pansies to add some colour 🙂
My first trip overseas was to Ubud in Bali in 2004. Prior to that I hadn’t stepped off Australian soil. I was pretty excited about it. We stayed at a lovely resort called Waka di Ume. We left home at 5.15am and arrived at Denpasar Airport at 11.50am. We met ‘Jan’s Tours’ who transported us to Ubud. The trip was fascinating for me – I was amazed at the number of motor bikes, the different […]
I received a lovely bunch of flowers the other day (thanks Tom) and took some snaps so that I can enjoy them for an extended time :-).
I like to find image quotes online that capture how I am feeling. I came across this one this evening. I often feel like this – some days more than others! I have this vague feeling that I missed out on getting the rule book handed out at birth :-). At least today I can accept that is just how I am and not fret about it too much.
My contribution to this week’s photo challenge 🙂