Just by accident I have a post! Oh and a challenge

I am fortunate enough to have the central library and public gardens within walking distance of work.  It is easy to get to both and enjoy on my lunch hour.  A few weeks ago I treated myself to an ice coffee during McDonald’s dollar drinks.   It was beautiful out so I headed up the street and into the public gardens.

I found a bench in the shade and started on my “to do” list for the next few days and weekend.  I am a list person and I’m more focused when I have it in writing down.  So always have one or two lists on the go ALL the time.

Sitting there I looked up (mainly as my neck needed the stretch) and thought oh the trees and sky look so pretty from this angle.  Looking down not as pretty but still interesting.  I realized I would have missed that tree/sky view if I hadn’t needed the stretch.  That got me thinking of looking up and down – that lead to a blog post.

So I’m challenging myself to look up. I mean up as in the back of head is parallel to the ground.  Also look straight down.  To make things more interesting I’m going to zoom in to at least 3 x.  I’ll post on Instagram.  Going to use #upanddownviews.  Would love for anyone to join!

You can always start now!


14 thoughts on “Just by accident I have a post! Oh and a challenge

  1. Like you, I also need lists and I love the up/down idea! I remember when I started doing it in town more because I’d realised I’d never really looked up at the buildings, and I started seeing so much new stuff I’d never noticed before. Joy in the small things! I hope the week is kind to you lovely.

    Caz xx


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  3. What an interesting idea and I just might try that in my garden. Before I retired, I always told my art students that they needed to really see how things were and not how their brain thought they were-this is a good exercise. Bravo!


  4. I’m also a list person, I think we’re many! I often look up, but not usually as ‘up’ as you did for this post! I must remember to start looking up more often. I do look down a lot, as I don’t have a car so I walk everywhere. I often see beautiful little insects on the footpath, which is lovely as they always look so busy and in control of their lives! 🙂


  5. saltpepper40

    It is such a simple post which is so beautifully narrated.We all need some breaks and good environment and feasible things in our vicinity so that we can explore at any time.


  6. The Tea Chest Blog

    Ooooo I want to do this too, will look out for your #hashtag! I must admit I am taking more time to enjoy and notice the every day things and hope I can continue on with this once I return home ♥


  7. Generally I do not read post on blogs, but I would like to say that this write-up very pressured me to check out and do it!
    Your writing taste has been surprised me. Thank
    you, quite nice post.


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