I’m having fun with this week’s theme. I don’t always enter this challenge and I felt that today I had some appropriate pics.The first one is my favourite – the bark of a palm tree in the middle of the desert in Namibia.
A yawn is a silent scream for coffee.
The moon provided as much light as any lamp. It was beautiful and no camera could’ve captured its beauty. I tried…
The sun has set below the horizon and the last few tendrils of daylight float away to a new dawn. Sunset in the African bush is an experience like no other…simply awe-inspiring…
Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy and serenity. (Thich Nhat Hanh). Beautiful serenity at Nirox Farm.
I’m getting bored with my theme. The Twenty Fourteen is a beautiful magazine theme with so many features – quite generous considering that it’s a free theme. I like the featured section of the Twenty Fourteen but I want to make Wide Eyed in Wonder more “bloggy”. I’ve been playing around with live previews on various…
Playing with light and shadow in this week’s photographic theme.
Why yellow cupcakes should come with a warning label.
Outside the entrance was this beautiful mural and I was struck by the cleverness of the message – breathing NEW life into Hillbrow – literally and figuratively. The Shandukani Maternal and Child Health Centre provides a safe haven for women and children.
Why oh why did you fall asleep on the couch! Again! Like all the nights this week. And last week. And the week before. A humorous take on my own worse habit.
I envy those people whose houses are always so neat. Photos they post on social media show stunning House and Home houses and I wonder where I’ve gone wrong.
Goats are funny in their oddness. Border collies are instinctive herders and the focus on their face is something to behold. Nothing distracts them from their “job”.
What is the difference between New Year’s resolutions and goals? What are the good habits to learn so that you can make them “stick”.
I have a confession to make: each time I visit a blog, in addition to reading the posts, I scroll to the bottom of the page to see what theme is being used. Then I check the archives to see how long the blog has been around, and what widgets are being used, to see what I can…
Clearly lots of work to be done on improving the blog. I’m glad to see that some of my older posts are still popular, especially the ones about my travels in India in 2012. http://jetpack.me/annual-report/33775983/2014/
Two life-changing events converged on the 23rd of August 1997 – I had my driver’s license in hand and at the same time took ownership of my very first brand new car.
It is summer here in the Southern Hemisphere. The weather is hot and humid, but somehow Christmas is not complete without a decorated pine tree.
This week I am using Wordpress’s Weekly Photo Challenge with the theme of “Yellow”, to experiment with a Three-Photo Essay.
Wordpress seems to have fixed its recent glitches with version 4.1!
A visit to Thandeka Game Lodge, north of Bela Bela (Warmbaths) in Limpopo province provided me with peace, relaxation and meeting some very beautiful animals.
Aren’t spam comment annoying? This one just took the whole cake! Actually, no, it took the whole enchilada!
Writing 1 667 words a day for 30 days seems easy right? I could do this! What I learnt from participating in NaNoWriMo.
Beautiful Port Louis harbour in Mauritius at sunset. The colours and the beauty of the sunset in the photos are as they appeared – the photos are unedited.
What’s the most important (or interesting, or unexpected) thing about blogging you know today that you didn’t know a month ago?
Making lists grounds me, removes anxiety and brings structure to a life bordering on chaos. These are the top 5 posts of all time on Wide Eyed In Wonder.
It is a year since Tata Madiba passed away. Never having had the privilege of meeting the great man personally I had to be contented with a photo of a poster taken at the memorial I attended last year.