My photographs are on IG

Check out my photography on Instagram. As you can see, I have a tab on this blog which says "Photography" and it has not been updated since 2016. The reason? Instagram, of course. So head on over there to see what pics I have been snapping.   ~ FlorenceT     © 2018 FlorenceT Copyright reserved.… Continue reading My photographs are on IG


Stripes – a photo challenge with Hugh

This is for Hugh's Weekly Photo Challenge #9. This stripey 'thing' is crucial to my existence. Seriously. For one who is wary of the 'elements', this has come to my aid on many occasions. I agree that it is a little old-fashioned, but the old faithful remains alive and well, I don't have the heart… Continue reading Stripes – a photo challenge with Hugh

Living life, Nostalgia, Photography

A tree from Australia…

Here's my Christmas tree... all the way from Down Under to be part of Colleen at Silver Threading's Christmas Trees Around the World. First, here's the story: It began with a colour theme, lovingly selected by my little star. "Red, white and silver", she said. And so we did, retrieving the boxes from storage and… Continue reading A tree from Australia…

Living life, Photography, The Self

My little star – Hugh’s Charity Christmas Tree Topper Challenge.

Things will be different this Christmas, and my intention is to not judge how it unfolds nor what it will be. Yet much will be the same, like this star on our tree. We took turns placing the star on our Christmas tree each year.  My little star, who is no longer little, is finally… Continue reading My little star – Hugh’s Charity Christmas Tree Topper Challenge.

Photography, Reflection

In creativity…love.

For as long as I have known her, she has been imaginative, she has creative flair and a way of about her which exudes confidence, a knowing beyond her age, and a discerning nature. This is her love - creating a handmade thank-you flower. This is her joy - creating a painting to adorn her… Continue reading In creativity…love.

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Humour, Photography, Quotes, Women

A perspective – there is no normal

On a door in a house... Close up of some of the quotes: So, what's your initial reaction to the quotes? Stop and then, what do you think of the messages? What impression does the person who stuck these on the wall leave with you? Wishing you good fun and joy, - FlorenceT   ©… Continue reading A perspective – there is no normal

Living life, Photography, Quotes, The Self

Writer’s Quote Wednesday – Solitude

Silver Threading's Writer's Quote Wednesday  Guided by Silver Threading's quote about the self of a writer, this one by Rainer Maria Rilke (an Austrian poet and novelist) caught my eye... and my heart and soul. Solitude, something which I need and long for.  Without it, I suffocate.  I need my escape to a world of… Continue reading Writer’s Quote Wednesday – Solitude

Photography, Reflection

Here’s what’s on Top of my Christmas Tree – what’s on Yours?

This is what is on top of my Christmas tree this year.  It's a family tradition to have a star, to shine the way for the year ahead.  It is of course crucial to the nativity story, right? 🙂 And by posting this, I am helping Angela and Hugh raise up to £250 for charity.… Continue reading Here’s what’s on Top of my Christmas Tree – what’s on Yours?