Friday, October 30, 2015

30/10/2015   Photo a Day   Z is for


I grew up not far from Taronga Park Zoo and used to go for a visit every school holiday and sometimes in between.I have also visited Zoos in Auckland NZ,Adelaide,Melbourne and Dubbo.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Sun seeking dog

 Here is Murphy again finding himself a warm and sheltered spot in the sun this morning.

The bay tree doesn't seem to mind , perhaps he warms up its roots , who lnows

29/10/2015  Photo a Day  Y is for


This is some of the yellow fabrics in my stash I love yellow and use it often

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

28/10/2015    Photo a Day  X is for


Tuesday, October 27, 2015

27/10/2015   Photo a Day   W is for 

The wedding of my son Tim to Tamara in November 2008

Sunday, October 25, 2015

26/10/2015   Photo a Day  V is for

Violet although this pencil is Dark Violet!!

Garden Ornaments

Murphy enjoying the sun , I'm not sure why it is more comfortable sitting on a cement seat than a dog bed perhaps he thought being that bit closer to the sun would be warmer.

25/10/2015   Photo a Day   U is for 


In the quilting world a UFO is an unfinished project and it is not unusual to have many I am no different and have too many to count this is one of six boxes under the spare bed. It is a twisted hexagon quilt started about 5 years ago and I occasionally get it out and sew for a day or two before I need to go back to quilts that have a deadline.


Saturday, October 24, 2015

24/10/2015   Photo a Day  T is for

Trish and Tim in  April 1993 at my mother's seventieth birthday.

Friday, October 23, 2015

23/10/2015   Photo a Day  S is for

Sewing machine

Thursday, October 22, 2015

22/10/2015   Photo a Day   R is for 


I picked these ones yesterday morning before the promised storm arrived they are Papa Meilland and the smell is divine.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

21/10/2015   Photo a Day  Q is for

Quilting I enjoy quilting and have been doing it for over thirty years.

I hand quilted this queen size quilt whilst recovering from surgery in 1998 and I quilted this modern quilt on my Bernina last year.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

20/10/2015   Photo a Day  P is for

Patchwork what else! These five quilts need to be quilted and they are all Bonnie Hunter designs.

Monday, October 19, 2015

19/10/2015   Photo a Day  O is for

The Ousbys

My sister Louise and her husband Joe Ousby who live in Brisbane

Sunday, October 18, 2015

18/10/2015   Photo a Day  N is for

My Nanny Catherine Helena Doyle on the left with her SIL Millicent Isabel Doyle , this photo was taken in May 1946

Saturday, October 17, 2015

17/10/2015  Photo a Day  M is for

My three dogs from the left

Murphy,Millie and Macy

Friday, October 16, 2015

16/10/2015  Photo a Day  L is for

Louise my younger sister with our cat Panda this photo was taken around 1954

Thursday, October 15, 2015

15/10/2015  Photo a Day  K is for


On Tuesday night I made myself a very yummy Pizza with Basil,tomato,leg ham and buffalo Mozzarella cheese

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

14/10/2015  Photo a Day  J is for

My cousin Jayne cutting the cake at her 60th birthday party in August

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

13/10/2015   Photo a Day  I is for

Intercourse is a small Amish town in Lancaster County Pennsylvania 

Monday, October 12, 2015

12/10/2015   Photo a Day  H is for

Harley Davidson , this one belongs to Steven Riley in Townsville

Sunday, October 11, 2015

11/10/2015   Photo a Day  G is for

Gracelands Memphis Tennessee

Saturday, October 10, 2015

10/10/2015  Photo a Day  F is for

Fort Worth in Texas

9/10/2015   Photo a Day E is for


Friday, October 9, 2015

8/10/2015   Photo a Day  D is for

Dog , this is Macy she is my oldest dog turning 15 in December

7/10/2015   Photo a Day  C is for


This is my nephew Richard Ousby who is Head Chef at Stokehouse Melbourne and Brisbane

6/10/2015  Photo a Day  B is for

Beale Street in Memphis the home of Southern music in the USA

5/10/2015   Photo a Day   A is for


4/10/2015  Photo a Day  Tradition

Traditional Amish Quilts for sale in Lancaster County

3/10/2015   Photo a Day  I saw this

No I haven't been to the White House this is a replica of the Oval Office recreated in the Bill Clinton Library in Little Rock Arkansas and I was there in 2010.

Friday, October 2, 2015

2/10/2015   Photo a Day  Garden

I don't have much of a garden  these days just a few roses and some herbs in pots.

1/10/2015   Photo a Day   Oops

 2/10/2015 Oops I forgot to take a photo yesterday so here is the sun rising this morning at 6 AM