A photo a day keeps the doctor away

The first week of the year  has already finished and I’ve still got my 2 challenges on the go. I’m going great guns with Jo’s January Body Springclean and I’m also keeping creative with Fat Mum Slim’s Photo a Day.

More about the Springclean later, so in the meantime, here it is, my week in photos!

Day 1  was Today. This is how we spent the day or part of it, anyways. We took a stroll down to our local where we sat out on the deck with a long, cool drink and soaked up the view. Even after all these years, I still get  goosebumps when I look at the harbour –  it’s as breathtakingly beautiful to me now, as it was the first time I set eyes upon it!

January Day 1 - Today

Day 2 was Something New which was very fitting because I was back to work for a new term, in a new classroom with a new class, and of course, new, and I might add, very lovely students. There’s nothing more refreshing than a new beginning.

January Day 2 - New

Chantelle over at Fat Mum Slim, is going to donate a prompt to charity each month to raise awareness and in January it’s The heart and lung transplant trust. So prompt number 3 was for them. Day 3 was Heart. This beautiful objet d’art was a gift that Sarah gave us when she came to visit. I love the way it sparkles against the sunset. The heart and lung transplant trust are holding a photographic competition over this month to bring awareness in the lead up to Donate Life Week 2013{24th February – 3rd March 2013}.  The photo competition is titled Life Flashes, and I was pretty stoked when I was asked for permission to use my photo in a photo collage on behalf of The heart and lung transplant trust in a large photo mosaic for the Donate Life Week Photographic exhibition.

January Day 3 - Heart

Day 4 was the view from here. I was up with the birds and out running with Kathy and this was a run with a view. The harbour was looking so beautiful in the early morning light, we just had to make a photo stop!

January Day 4 - The View From Here

Day 5 was movement and we were moving and grooving our way around the harbour on a bushwalk with the most amazing harbour views. It was great to be out and about and enjoy the sunshine and the scenery!

January Day 5 - Movement

Day 6 was mine. I can’t think of a better way to wrap up the week than with a photo of my blog.  I love how it has evolved from the dark days of my word tsunamis when I was coming to terms with cancer, to something that gives me a purpose, keeps me out of mischief and has allowed me to do more of, and share the things I love,  like cooking, running and other random Sam stuff. I like to think that the blog, like the law of the universe, is like Winter that has turned into Spring.

January Day 5 - Mine

If you want to play, just start today. Start snapping and have some fun with your photos. Here’s how!