Weekly Photography Challenge: Future

sukies original

I feel like I’m blowing my own (future) trumpet with this post, which is an activity not encouraged for women of my age and culture. So I’m doing it anyway…

On the left, my photo of a spinning top in a patch of rainbow, on the right, that image applied to a ladies…top.

On the left, a magnificent epiphyllum flower, and that image on a sleeveless top.

A highlight of visits to Perth, Western Australia, is watching the sun go down over the Indian Ocean – our Western Sea – and that image on a silk “men’s pocket square”.

I’m inveterate collector of…interesting things. Here are some of them in a heavily edited photo of the little grid of shelves in my kitchen window – now available on a silk scarf.

I was lucky enough to find a crochet bedspread in an op shop/thrift store – all it needed was a…

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My earth, my island, my home

Life is for Living Every Day

The earth sings quietly

Sharing light, love, energy

This is my island.

Gale Weithers,2016

oistins beach barbados

On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
~ Jules Renard

oistins beach barbados, expanded beach

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
~ John Lubbock

oistins beach barbados with boats

It’s only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth – and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up, we will then begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had.
~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

These photos are of Oistin’s Beach in Barbados, a beautiful spot where you can find beauty and peace, especially on weekends 🙂

NB: Click here for more WordPress Earth photos.

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A dozen amazing animals – 4. Lion

Images and words

Who is the King of the Earth?
The Lion has been considered as the King of the Animal Kingdom on Land by most of the civilizations for it’s Majestic look, strength and top predatory nature. But unfortunately once well spread across the globe, the King is currently confined to only African Savannah and India. The Lion can grow beyond 300 kg in weight and 9 feet in length (excluding tail). The mane of the male Lion gives it a royal look making it the King of all the animals.


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Announcement and Cover Reveal

Richard M. Ankers - Author

Yes that’s right my friends, I am to be published. I’ve been itching to tell you all but have waited until my book cover was finished and things are almost done. The Eternals, the first in a trilogy of the same name is soon to go live. Here is the cover:


I shall be writing for the same publisher our friend Cynthia Morgan also writes for namely the excellent folk at Creativia. The first book is almost good to go and I doubt it will be very long at all before it is available. I wanted you all to know first.

I am hard at work putting the final touches to book two, so please forgive my abscence at times. As a thank you to eveyone who reads me here, I shall be posting a ten chapter short story (thereabouts) called AfterDeath that I was going to upload to…

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