“Ambience has the power to uplift your mood,” writes Jeff Golenski in his introduction to this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge.

On a clear, crisp Saturday yesterday, this was a rare site in Vancouver’s Vanier Park, which definitely uplifted our mood as we walked by in the afternoon sunshine. 28 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge: #findjoy

When I get up each day and make my way into the world, I find myself looking for scenes and images that speak to me. ¬†Sometimes I take ten photos and one “works,” the others lacking in something that makes them special. ¬† 713 more words


My Name or Yours?

About this time seven years ago, my divorce with my first husband became final. It was over a year in the making and was quite often difficult and contentious, as most divorces are I suppose. 250 more words


/’ambeens/ noun: the character and atmosphere of a place

A wintertime walk along White Point Beach, NS. December 28, 2016

WPC – ambience


Weekly photo challenge: Ambience

This week has been a week of real pathetic fallacy as we built up to the Great Snow Storm and Surge Tides of 2017; only to find that here in the South East of England, they were little more than a damp squib. 31 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge

Ocean View

Sydney is sizzling, skins are frying, soles are walking on coals, and really there is only one thing to do.

And that is head down to the closest beach, slap on the sunscreen, hats, rashis and more sunscreen, grab a coffee, and submerge whole body into the cool waters. 14 more words