Ray, Benji and I went to Tallebudgera Creek today. It is so beautiful and relaxing watching the calm, crystal blue water gently lap onto the white sand. The creek is shadowed by a hill, where you can walk along the track underneath a canopy of trees. This is the second time we have taken our kitten to the beach- the first time he was very scared, but today he was surprisingly calm! As we live in an apartment, he doesn’t spend much time outside so I love taking him to the beach where he can inhale fresh salty air, see so many different things, and get some sun. Here are some photos taken by Ray (see his blog here). Hope you enjoy!
How did I only just hear about this story?! I heard about it while scrolling down Scripting Happiness (a very lovely, inspiring blog by the way). A little girl (she is now 23) named Tippi spent her childhood in Namibia, Africa, living among wild animals and tribes people with her photographer parents. She befriended wild animals, whom she nicknamed and played with.
I love this story for several reasons. It is so nice to hear a story that is so different from the norm. It is lovely that Tippi was open-minded enough to believe that she could have a friendship with another animal- I think a lot of people forget that it is possible to connect with another animal, even if you can’t speak their language.
I also like how her parents would encourage her to befriend the animals. Her parents did exercise caution, but were not excessively scared- they were able to easily observe the animal’s body language and vibe through using their intuition. I like how they were not scared just because everyone else in society was scared, but they actually observed the situation for themselves, allowing them to experience things and make friendships that a lot of people would miss out on.
So today, a friend mentioned a girl whose blog she is following. Her name is Nirrimi Joy Firebrace, she is 21, and she has taken some of the most amazing photographs that I have ever seen. The photographs that she posts on her blog are accompanied by long passages of text, describing her life- she had a child at a young age, traveled the world as a photographer, and has experienced some amazing things. Her outlook on life reminded me that really anything is possible, as long as you believe you can do it. You don’t have to follow society’s norms, you can go against the grain- making you stick out a little- but ultimately be happier. I think it is better to focus on what your passion is- whatever it may be- than just try to fit in. After all, whose life are you living? See Nirrimi’s blog here!
I would love to visit or live in Canada! Don’t get me wrong, Australia has its perks- great beaches, sunny for the majority of the year, relaxing. However, I don’t want to live in country that is a holiday destination that is characterised by being sleepy and sunny. I want to live and grow in an environment that has more going on and is more connected to the world. I think Canada has this as it is right next door to one of the leading countries in the world- America! I am also attracted to Canadian weather. As I am originally from England, I appreciate all of the four seasons. And I have to say that I miss having white Christmas’! In Queensland- where the weather is sub-tropical- it is usually very hot and humid at Christmas. When you have experienced settling down next to a roaring fire while watching as the snow softly falls outside, opening presents just isn’t the same with sweat trickling down your neck!
This is my little kitten. He is very cheeky- he loves to dip his paws into whatever you are eating or drinking and constantly climbs up the fly screen. I’m sure he will be making a regular appearance on Honey Living so you will hear about his antics as time goes on!
Hi there! My name is Kirsty, and I have created Honey Living as a place to discover, bring together, and document the things that I like. The blog will share and discuss lots of things that I consider exciting, from architecture to good food to craft projects. I hope that everyone who decides to stop by for a read will leave feeling just a little bit more inspired! Feel free to comment on anything as I would love to hear your perspectives 🙂