Wordless Wednesday – Rocks or Boulders?

When does a rock become a boulder? A question I asked myself while walking on Praa Sands Beach. Or is it the other way around? A boulder becomes a rock, stone, pebble or cobble? Or is a rock the largest of all, becomes a boulder which become stones then eventually sand? According to Wikipedia… In geology,…

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Wordless Wednesday – Llama Fun

Same Llama – two very different looks… From majestic to quite comical © 2017 – 2020 Copyright-All rights reserved-lovingthefiftysomething.com ********************************************* If you fancy keeping in touch and following Loving The Fifty Something, here’s where you can find me… I’m here on Instagram here on Twitter or here on Face Book and here on Pinterest You can…

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Wordless Wednesday – The Wonders Of Bee’s

🐝 I love to see bee’s flying around, busying themselves amongst the flowers, getting on with their job. They don’t realise how important they are, they just get on with doing what they naturally and instinctively do. Bee’s don’t know that they are essential to us, to our natural world and to our economies. We…

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Exploring Kirroughtree Forest

Back in November 2019, we decided to take Polly, our camper van and do some touring of Scotland, initially around the Dumfries area, then we’d see where Polly would take us.  We were also on the hunt for, not only some great walking, but some good mountain biking trails. Our first Brit Stop seemed to be…

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What Is A Brit Stopper?

“What is a Brit Stopper?” we asked, while chatting to a couple who had parked their camper van in the car park of a pub.  We were staying in a nearby campsite at the time and had visited the pub for a meal.  “You just buy the annual Brit Stop’s book and all the places…

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#SundayStills – A Burst of Yellow

Terri Webster Schrandt’s #SundayStills Photography Challenge This weeks theme is… Yellow Autumn Or Leaves This is such a beautiful theme for me personally, as leaves are from one of my most favourite and loved things in the world – Trees It’s wonderful how in autumn, when leaves are beginning to fall and wither away, how nature…

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How To Fall In Love With Bees

My partner, Jon turned 50 at the beginning of September this year and he is very difficult to buy for!  He always says he’s easy to buy for, all he wants is a sailing boat!  No, he didn’t get that, maybe next year!  He did, though get a great present from his mum and dad…

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Planting Trees With Ecosia

Big News – Have You Heard? You must have been hiding under a rock if you haven’t been aware of the devastating fires roaring across the Amazon rain forest.  I’m sure I don’t need to tell you why there are so many reasons why this is a terrible catastrophe, from the suffering and killing of…

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#SundayStills – Let’s Look Closely

For Terri’s Sunday Stills photo challenge this week, the theme is Macro or Close-up Photography. So let’s look closely at a few things I’ve seen lately… Don’t you just love a Daisy? Especially with Rose the Collie in the background 😍

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#SundayStills – Sunny Yellow

This weeks #SundayStills photo challenge the theme is – Anything Yellow. Whenever I think of the colour Yellow, I think of sun, brightness, flowers and happiness You don’t have to go far to find such a vibrant colour…

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#SundayStills – Scenes of Stillness

Scenes of #Stillness When I think of the word – Stillness I’m taken back to many memories of where I have stood or sat in a place and realised there was no or very little noise, no movement, just enough silence for me to close my mind and to absorb what was around me, the breathtaking…

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5 Ways To Have A Re-fresh

  Have you ever felt life was just ticking along.  All’s ok, but wouldn’t it be nice to do a few things a little differently, just take a little risk now and again, be a little impulsive to spark some excitement or jolt a little enthusiasm through your body?  There’s absolutely nothing wrong with that.…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Feathers

  I’ve been obsessed with the stunning swans who seem to have taken over the banking around the canal where we live, so I couldn’t resist putting forward my entry for this weeks ‘Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge’, where the topic is Feathers.   Cee offers some great photo challenges, why not check them out Here.…

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Friday’s Feel Good Therapy

  Want some Free Feel Good Therapy? Then get your trainers on and get to your nearest wood or forest, because it’s there waiting for you and I guarantee you’ll be feeling great the minute you start walking amongst nature. Anyone who follows my blog may know that I absolutely love nature and walking, so…

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#WordlessWednesday – Neighbours

    Living on a boat brings the nicest of neighbours 😍 they even help by nibbling the algae off the boat for us 😀

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#WordlessWednesday – A Walk In The Park

Sometimes all you need, to induce a smile to instil calm

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