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minsmash

My life by the bay. A blog about a mish mash of stuff – lifestyle, parenting, home projects, health and happiness, pets and animals, and the Wynnum Manly district on Moreton Bay in Brisbane, Australia.

MinsMash has rebranded and moved

Farewell MinsMash!

  Farewell my good friend MinsMash!  You have been so good to me over the last 2+ years.  You helped me through some really tough times.  You helped me rediscover myself, express myself, find my passion for photography, meet loads of new people, use my creativity and so […]

champagne glasses

‘Write of the Middle’ Go Live Day!

My new blog – Write of the Middle – is celebrating its ‘Go Live Day’ today! Come on over for a glass of champagne and a look around the new digs.  Just bring yourself and hopefully a nice comment or two.  I look forward to seeing you!! Here’s […]

A trip down ‘Statistical Lane’

I thought I would pay homage to MinsMash before she shuts her doors in the form of a trip down ‘Statistical Lane’. Don’t worry it won’t be too boring. Statistical Lane has cute cafe’s and pretty gardens AND I’ll keep it brief! 😉 Firstly, who remembers this banner […]

The New Blog Name Reveal!

Well hello there! You may have noticed the postscript on my previous post which said that a cloak of invisibility (a maintenance mode plugin) had been thrown over the new blog to prevent it being seen before it is ready and so therefore I could reveal the name […]

PI Graduate

A Mish Mash of Stuff!

Lots been going on around here.  The biggest and bestest news is that I have graduated from The Photography Institute with a Diploma of Professional Photography.  No more assignments and a Diploma is on its way to me in the mail.  See exhibit A: Since I graduated you […]

Lotus Flowers

And that is a wrap!

Last night I submitted my final photography assignment.  I am in a state of disbelief, joy, and nervousness as I now wait for my results and hopefully a Diploma in Professional Photography to follow soon after in the mail! The final assignment required me to submit a portfolio […]

Exciting things are in the air!

I had planned a morning out at the Mount Cootha Botanic Gardens to take a heap more photo’s towards my final assignment, but I’m not feeling very well so decided to give it a miss and try again tomorrow. I have heaps of washing to get done anyway […]

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Brisbane’s Central Park

On Sunday, MrMM (my photography assistant) and I went into the city to Brisbane’s Roma Street Parklands so that I could wander around taking photographs.  I need heaps and heaps of images so that hopefully I can find six (6) brilliant ones amongst them to submit for my […]