Red Sand, open land… desert dreaming

Some times work can be fun!

Last week I found myself traversing across the red deserts of South Australia. There are not enough words to explain the beauty of the Outback. I know, a funny thing for an inspiring writer to put down in text. I have always been fascinated by deserts, there is a beauty to the desolation and the loneliness, and here in South Australia, it isn’t quite bare. There are pockets of greenery everywhere, some more brown than others but it all acts as a reminder that life will continue to grow even in the harshest climate. h

I even had some time to write, I found a great writing corner in my underground hotel.

Here I am embracing the red desert and Cobber Pedy, the Opal mining capital of Australia. It was one of those tourist photos I couldn’t resist taking!

Blood Red Moon.

Lunar eclipse 2 draft

One of the other creative hobbies I am trying to reconnect with is photography. What better opportunity to start taking photos again, than the latest total Lunar Eclipse on 27 Jul 18.

Lunar eclipse

Flicking through Facebook and Instagram, there are some amazing, breathtaking out of this world photos. And in no way am I comparing my humble efforts to them. But, for a moment, however briefly, I and thousands of other people from around the world stopped to admire the world.

And it made me smile.

 

Did you wake up to see it? Have any photos you would like to share?