New Rules at Flickr – What can you do?

New Rules at Flickr – What can you do?

Happy Friday everyone! Flickr made an announcement yesterday regarding some change to their Terms of Service.  The changes mainly affect free users of the Flickr service. Flickr has always had rules about the safety levels of photos on it's platform, regardless of whether you are a free user or a Pro user of their service. [...]

But It Would be Nothing, Nothing, Without a Woman or a Girl

But It Would be Nothing, Nothing,  Without a Woman or a Girl

Happy Monday everyone! I had a photo taking weekend and managed to catch up on several items I wanted to blog. The creative headspace comes and goes for me and I've learned that whenever I push myself to create a photo or scene when I am not in that headspace, it results in a photo [...]

Keepin’ Out of Trouble

Keepin’ Out of Trouble

Mr Smith is away on a family trip at the moment and, I am not gonna lie, my second thought after "I'll miss him" was "I'm gonna get soooooooo much stuff done!" So, I was pretty surprised to find myself last night bored and de-motivated to do anything. I played some Greedy, I sorted my [...]

Reality Perspective

Reality Perspective

Second Life is the place many of us go for temporary relief from reality. It is after all, a virtual reality. When the stress and strain of real life gets too much we can immerse ourselves, and our alter ego, into our temporary, virtual world. Sometimes, that's not possible. There is no escape. Then is [...]

Celebrate Life

Celebrate Life

We woke up to a different world this week. Whatever happens, however this ends, the world is a different place and what has happened this week will be taught in history lessons forever. I feel for the people of Ukraine. I feel for the people of Russia. I feel for the people in other countries [...]

It’s So Sweet

It’s So Sweet

"Watching the video that you sent me The one where you're showering with wet hair dripping You know that I'm obsessed with your body But it's the way you smile that does it for me It's so sweet, knowing that you love me Though we don't need to say it to each other, sweet Knowing [...]

He Lights Up My Life

He Lights Up My Life

"You light up my life You give me hope To carry on You light up my days and fill my nights with song" Whitney's Version It's Soppy Sunday! This post is dedicated to the person that lights up every single day for me with his unwavering support. 11 days ago I gave up smoking...I had [...]

The Long Journey Home

The Long Journey Home

"Well, hot and heavy, pumpkin pie Chocolate candy, Jesus Christ Ain't nothing please me more than you Oh, home, let me come home Home is wherever I'm with you" Home by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros This is one of the first few songs that Mr Smith and I chose for our playlist and [...]