All posts filed under: beautiful

New photo app I found

comments 3
beautiful / collages / creativity / Holidays / Just for fun / life long learning / Photography / South Western Australia

I needed to do a collage of photos and so went looking online. I found an app that is fairly easy to use and I am having fun learning what I can do with it. Here are some wildflowers from our region: Here is an image of some of the popular tourist attractions where I live: The app is called Phototastic (I am not making any money out this post!). I signed up for a […]

Kahuna or Cohuna – my home town?

comments 6
beautiful / Cohuna Victoria / creativity / Friends and family / Garden / Just for fun

Today I went to Bunnings to get a few garden things and at the entrance there was a colourful display of plants called The Big Kahuna. Now, you may have heard of the movie: The Big Kahuna¬†is a 1999 American¬†business¬†comedy-drama film¬†directed by John Swanbeck, and produced by¬†Kevin Spacey, who also starred in the lead role. The film is¬†adapted¬†from the play¬†Hospitality Suite, written by¬†Roger Rueff, who also wrote the screenplay. John Swanbeck makes few attempts to […]

Many Happy Returns

comments 6
Acceptance / Australia / beautiful / Friends and family

Well I have heard of people who have ‘near-death’ experiences where their life flashes before their eyes. I didn’t know that having a 65th birthday could also bring on this phenomenon! A little bit of background – nearly ten years ago we moved from Perth to the South West of Australia. I didn’t have much prior knowledge of the region so there are not a lot of cues for past memories. It is a bit […]

On Creativity

comments 7
Baby Boomers / beautiful / creativity / encore careers / finding your passion / Flow / flowers

I am currently doing a course from University of the Third Age Online. It is called Unleashing Your Creative Spirit. I am keen to run this Course in 2020 through our local U3A. I have met a lot of people in early retirement who find themselves wondering what has happened to them with all the changes of no longer being in the workforce. I have noticed that lots of people, me included, have a list […]

South West Australian Wildflowers

comments 2
Australia / beautiful / flowers / gardening / Nature / Uncategorized

I did a blog recently about the Busselton Wildflower Exhibition and my involvement in promoting the event that was held last Thursday and Friday. Below is a gallery of most of the flowers on show at the Exhibition. There are strict rules about what flowers can be picked in the wild and the quantities allowed so as not to impact on their sustainability for future years. I found it impossible to choose just a few! […]

Wildflower Exhibition in South Western Australia -Feature article

comments 4
beautiful / flowers / Nature / Western Australia

South West Exhibition includes hundreds of rare and exquisite wildflowers Now its 94th year, Busselton Wildflower Exhibition is gearing up to welcome local enthusiasts as well as visitors from further afield this September. The South West corner of Western Australia is renowned for having one of the richest and most diverse flora in the world and attracts visitors from around the State, Australia and overseas. Exhibition chairman Barry Oates said it was an opportunity to […]

Feature: Geographe Community Landcare Nursery Inc.

comments 8
beautiful / flowers / Photography

OPEN DAY ‚Äď MAY 11 I am assisting in the promotion of the 94th Annual Busselton Wildflower Exhibition to be held on 26 &27 September 2019. The Exhibition Committee and volunteers work in partnership with the Geographe Community Land-care Nursery Inc. and Coordinator, Rod Cary, a former TAFE lecturer in Margaret River. Rod’s scientific knowledge of native plant species is invaluable. He assists Exhibition volunteers with the accurate identification of wildflowers for display at the […]