Photos by Sarah, Thursday Doors

Queanbeyan Showgrounds

Technically a gate not a door but I love the unusual shape of each doorway and the overall Art Deco feel to the entrance of the show grounds in my childhood town…

Prompt: Norm 2.0, Thursday Doors – December 14, 2017

Photos by Sarah, Tuesday Photo Challenge


Messages sent in letters, awaiting us ’til we get home.

Letterboxes, Big Island, Hawaii.                                    Image credits By Sarah ©

Prompt: Dutch Goes The Photo, Tuesday Photo Challenge, Week 86 – Message

Daily Post Weekly Challenge, Photos by Sarah


“Sand is possibly something you take for granted; it gets in your hair and your clothes and all over your food at the beach. But sand is also fascinating. Sandy beaches are dynamic: sand accumulates slowly over time, can be removed from the beach by large waves during storms, and can be redeposited back on the beach from offshore banks during calm periods. Sand is typically made mostly of varying amounts of material weathered from inland rocks, and/or shells and other hard parts from the ocean water (e.g marine organisms).”

Source: Saltwater Science

Image credits By Sarah ©2017

Over time, this shell, will be transformed and form part of this sand.


Prompt: Daily Post, Weekly Photo Challenge- Transformation

Photos by Sarah, Tuesday Photo Challenge

Tasman Glacier

A kind of unwanted progress…

The Tasman Glacier / Haupapa is the largest glacier in New Zealand and one of several large glaciers which flow south and east towards the Mackenzie Basin from the Southern Alps in New Zealand’s South Island.

The glacier remained at a constant 28 km (17 mi) in length for all of its recorded history in the 20th century before progressing with its current period of rapid melting in the 1990s. Between 2000 and 2008 alone, the glacier receded 3.7 km. Since the 1990s it has retreated, on average, about 180 metres (590 ft) a year.

The glacier is now in a period of faster retreat where the rate of retreat is calculated to be between 477 to 822 metres (1,565 to 2,697 ft) each year. With this rate of progress, it is estimated that the Tasman Glacier will eventually disappear.

Source: Tasman Glacier

Image credits By Sarah ©

Prompt: Dutch Goes The Photo, Tuesday Photo Challenge, Week 84 – Progress

Haiku / Senryu, Poetry by Sarah


Over being broken,
my spirit claws it’s way back.
You can’t hold me down.

By Sarah ©2017

Prompt: Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie, Photo Challenge #189; and also, Ronovan Writes, Weekly Haiku Prompt, Challenge #176 – broken and over

Photos by Sarah, Tuesday Photo Challenge


Pinnacle walk, Grampians National Park
Rail bridge, Wangaratta
Sydney Harbour Bridge, NSW
Macksville Bridge, NSW
Kawarau bridge bungee (yes, that’s me!)
John Monash Bridge, Benalla

Image credits By Sarah ©

Prompt: Dutch Goes The Photo, Tuesday Photo Challenge, Week 83 – Bridge