Do you need reminding? The middle of the year is nigh? This week, in the southern hemisphere it’s mid-winter’s day and so the shortest day of the year or… in the northern hemisphere the 21st June is mid-summer’s day and is the longest day of the year. Either way, half the year has gone! I used to […]
Sea Change: How High Will Waters Rise?
Our planet is precious ~ We are but custodians of an Earth that feeds us, nourishes our bodies and souls and gives us a precious life. So when a scientific research project to study past shorelines around Australia (in relation to climate change) approached me requesting the use of my pictorial Australia map to illustrate the […]
History in the Making
Here on the blog over the last few weeks, I’ve been highlighting adventures from my road trip through Australia’s red centre. So far I’ve shared photos from my first ever trip to Uluru and Kata Tjuta , followed by the drive out of Alice Springs along the West MacDonnell Range… But this week, we’re taking a break from […]
How to Enjoy the Year that Was
Farewell 2011… Welcome 2012 As we herald in a New Year I’m always excited by the blank canvas that lays before me. What will I fill the empty spaces with? Will it go as anticipated? …or will there be serendipitous encounters resulting in spontaneous changes of plan (as in taking an on the spur trip […]
Year at a Glance – October, November, December 2011
At the end of each month I notate a *highlight* so at year’s end I can see the previous twelve months simply summarized on a single sheet. As December draws to a close I’ve just realised I haven’t posted October or November’s highlight here on the blog. But with the period between Christmas and the […]
Year at a Glance – September 2011
Each month I notate on a Map Journal a highlight so at year’s end I can peruse the 2011 Year at a Glance all simply summarized on a single sheet.
Year at a Glance – August 2011
As the year flies past, at the end of each month I select a highlight to record so at year’s end (when I’m thinking ‘Where did that go?’) I can view the Year at a Glance and say – That’s where it went… and just look at what I did! Having got the Puzzle Postcards […]
Let’s Not Beat About the Bush – We’ve got a New Website!
Are you reading this in your Inbox? Or scrolling down your RSS feed? Well today, I suggest you read it on the Journey Jottings website 😉 WHY? Because we’ve got a NEW website full of eye candy. If you’d dropped by our website this time last week, this is where you’d have landed – Plumb bang in the […]
Year at a Glance – July’s highlight: Puzzle Postcard Maps in Production
We celebrate and enjoy *sporting highlights* *holiday highlights* but how often do you hear about *business highlights*? Each month I notate a *Journey Jottings highlight*, which I summarize on a single sheet, so at year’s end I can view Journey Jottings’ year at a glance. July’s *highlight*? The development of a new product line ~ our […]
2011 Year at a Glance – June
My Year at a Glance: Time flies when we’re having fun… so is it any surprise we’re already in July… half way through the year? To keep the year covered from TOP … …to BOTTOM …at the end of each month I take a moment to ponder what advancements I’ve made? Some months, I throw […]