Navy Dress

She was standing emotions storing inside The world was moving stirring outside She was lost but found at the same time The world a jungle an unknown surprise Navy dress take it off, show yourself to the universe Blonde hair let it fall and sparkle like the stars Blue eyes open to capture all the…

6 tips for 30 something’s to save money 

I’m saving money to buy a house! After years of travel, it’s time to invest in a bit of property here in Australia I’m doing really good so far, and plan to have enough money by the end of next year to buy one!  Yay, super exciting!   Saving for a deposit or money in…

Lamia 

There was an awful rainbow once in heaven: We knew her woof, her texture; she is given In the dull catalogue of common things. Lamia, John Keats 

Time for reflection

I haven’t been active on here lately. I have been throwing myself into some personal goals of mine. I am nearly 34, and this has made me start to look at things a bit differently and assess where and what I want my future to look like, and I have to say, it is a…

Anzac Day: A day of remembrance for all beings

I personally had trouble typing my own thoughts about this topic, but remembering all beings who serve, have served and that have fallen, in any land, time or place due to war, means a lot to me, so because I couldn’t put all of my own words together for a decent post, I will sometimes use the…

Kite & String

We were Kite & String, I the Kite, you the String. Kite got restless from being in the sky & wanted to be freed. Cut one of your Strings! Kite pleaded that keeps the Kite bind. String says No! I want to be bound, I don’t want to be alone. Kite dips & dives, to…

Everyone needs Wollombi weekends!

Who doesn’t love visiting small villages? Wollombi is a small village in the Hunter Region, NSW, Australia. It is one of my favourite places to go to, as it’s about a 45 minute drive away from my home, and I am very fond of quick and easy getaways. Wollombi is the perfect place for relaxing,…

I think I might like my own company too much 

I have come to the realization that I probably need more social connections in my life. It’s going to be quite challenging to break out of my comfort zone to try and be more social. I am not an overly social person, I really enjoy my own time, watching shows/movies, playing the sims, reading books,…

Beijing: Tiananmen Sqaure, The Forbidden City and The Temple of Heaven

Tiananmen Square is in the top ten largest city squares in the world.  During the Protests of 1989, hundreds of people were killed in Tiananmen Square. The Imperial Palace during 1420-1912, now known as The Forbidden City!  I took so many photos here, such a gorgeous location to wander through despite the obvious crowds. The…

Beijing: The Sacred Road, The Great Wall and Scorpions

The Sacred Road is lined with statues of mythical beasts, other animals and officials ready to serve the Emperor in afterlife, Unfortunately my camera died so I didn’t take many photos. The Great Wall of China, over 2,000 years old and over 6,700 kilometers in length, it can also be viewed from space! Stay tuned to read about…

Beijing: Hutongs, The Summer Palace and a Dragon Boat Cruise

Exploring the historic Hutongs (small alley ways) on rickshaws was such a relaxing and peaceful thing to do, the Hutongs are dwindling, so do this while you can!  The Summer Palace, a summer retreat for the Imperial family during the late Qing dynasty.  This place was very tranquil, even though it was full of people,…