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writer, teacher, movie lover, traveler, reader

Weekly Photo Challenge: Evanescent

–1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Friday when the next photo theme will … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Good Match

I’ve got to get used to the new Weekly Photo Challenge starting on Wednesday. I caught it the first week, but not this. At any rate here are two rare birds that make a good match, I think. 1. Each … Continue reading

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Chinese Zumba?

Here’s my first stab at an iMovie. It’s less than a minute long. The guy in the orange was so joyful.

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Healesville Sanctuary

To see the wide variety of Australia’s unique wildlife, go to Healesville Sanctuary. When I was there I got to see kangaroos, koalas, echidnas, which are little mammals that lay eggs, platypusses, the other mammal that lays eggs, kookaburras, pelicans, … Continue reading

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Magical Sushi

I don’t even like fish, but I found Simon and Martin’s enjoyment of this Iron Chef’s sushi restaurant so absorbing that I’m tempted to break my piggy bank and go here. I can’t remember having a meal that was that … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Graceful

1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Friday when the next photo theme will … Continue reading

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I’m Free Walking Tours: Sydney

I love a good, freebie and so when I saw a write up in my Lonely Planet: Australia for I’m Free walking tours of Sydney, I starred the entry. I’m Free general walking tours are offered at 10:30 and 2:30 … Continue reading

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Myeong-Dong with Joan

Top K-Beauty vlogger cum expat Seoul guru, Joan Kim leads us through Myeong-dong one of Seoul’s main shopping districts.

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Jinan Art Museum

By the West Railway Station. Quiet and full of new exhibits.

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Simon & Martina

If you can’t get yourself to Asia to live the fabulous life of, say an English teacher, just check out one of the over 1000 videos Simon and Martina have made in which they share their discoveries of their old … Continue reading

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