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New strategies may tackle the threat of independent bookstores closing

Independent book shops face a difficult time in Wales. In order to tackle the challenges, they could try to follow China’s example. 497 more words

Wales

Time Warp to Victorian

Sitting upstairs at Coco Black enjoying a cup of hot chocolate and looking out the half-circle, one-way mirrored window out to the Royal Arcade. Watching the shoppers, the group of cub scouts and the tour group. 517 more words

Melbourne

Weekend Wanderings: Looking Back at the Photos of Melbourne Part 1

This last week has been busy and tiring, very tiring, and I haven’t been able to get out and take photos like I would have liked, actually if I am truthful, I haven’t been out at all and now I find myself with the weekend being here and no photos for Weekend Wanderings.   261 more words

Photography

Reflecting success

7th December 2014

“The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success.”

- Paramahansa Yosananda

Photography

Weekend Wanderings - Around the City of Melbourne

Yesterday afternoon I spent some wonderful time wandering around the city with a couple of people just taking photos.  It is the best thing to do on the weekend.   443 more words

Photography

Chocolate Praline and Chocolate Passion Fruit Macarons

So over the last two weeks my house has been overwhelmed by macarons; homemade, shop bought, little and large. I am obviously not complaining about this- surely no sane person would complain?!?!- in fact I felt a little inspired and thought I should feature their deliciousness with some foodies who would equally love them. 1,376 more words

Baking