Welcome to Life Images by Jill.........Stepping into the light and bringing together the images and stories of our world. Through my blog I am seeking to preserve images and memories of the beautiful world in which we live and the people in it. I am a Freelance Journalist and Photographer based in Bunbury, Western Australia. My published work specialises in Western Australian travel articles and stories about inspiring everyday people. My passion is photography, writing, travel, wildflower and food photography. Most recently I have been enjoying exploring other art genres, including Eco-dyeing. I hope you enjoy scrolling through my blog. To visit other pages, please click on the tabs above, or go to my Blog Archive on the side bar. Please feel free to leave a comment at the bottom of any of my posts. I value your messages and look forward to hearing from you.If you like my work, and would like to buy a print, or commission me for some work, please go to my "contact me" tab. Thank you for visiting my blog and helping me "step into the light".
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I really wondered about what to post today - and then thought - why not the year that was. So here it is - just a few memories in pictures with links to where I blogged about them. I was given redundancy -"accepted early retirement" in April, and my life has certainly had a few changes not going to a "paid" job every day. Just as well I think because I never would have been able to fit all this in! Below are some of my travels from 2015. You can see some of my published work from this year here - Published work
These beautiful kangaroo paws are flowering in my garden right now in time for Christmas, and I am reminded to take time to see and experience the beauty around us and the joy we can gain from simple things.
I wish all my dear blogging friends a lovely Christmas season spent in the company of those they love. Thank you so much for your support this year and for taking the time to stop by and say hi. I really appreciate every one of you.
It is summer here in Australia. School is nearly finished and the summer holidays are nearly here. I
found this poem in an old poetry book - and I liked the images
it provoked. So I put together a few photos and created a mosaic to share with the poem with you..... ps - there are no capitals because that's how it was in the book -
I don't know about you but I feel that December is speeding up as we head towards the Christmas season and the end of the year. I seem to have so much to do between now and Christmas. My husband has started our Christmas cards and put up our outside lights. I haven't even put up our tree and or started baking yet! So to take some of the pressure off, today I am just sharing a few random images from my world - in no particular order.