Daisies

Saturday morning

This morning, I went outside to check on the strawberries. Five or six ready for picking, a few needing more sun before they become ruby red. I sat down on an old rickety deck chair, with my sketchbook and pencil in hand, and listened. I could hear a lawn mower in the distance, kids next door squealing, the iconic screech of the cockatoos; the general sounds of a sunny Saturday morning. Continue Reading “Saturday morning”

Common Scenes : 1

If you’ve been hanging around the traps for a while, you may recall I posted about wanting to notice the smaller things in life and capture them by taking photos. You may have also noticed that I never posted anything about that since. Well, that’s not true, I took a couple of photos on Instagram under the hashtag #mymomentoflovely but, other than that, not much else happened on the My Moment of Lovely front. I’ve decided to change that. Hooray! Continue Reading “Common Scenes : 1”

Goodreads Reading Challenge : 2015

At the beginning of 2015, I set myself the slightly ridiculous challenge of reading fifty books in the year. You can read more about it here but my basic thought process was that I had a lot of books sitting on my bookshelves that I hadn’t read and I wanted to change that. I’d rather gaze upon my shelves and mentally check off the majority of them as read, rather than just seeing a looming, ever-growing “to read” pile. So set myself a crazy challenge I did. How did I fare?

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