New year. New format. New me???? (Well maybe not new me)

I am loving having a cable internet connection, it is SO fast.

It is hot outside, so what better thing to do than explore the WordPress options. Have you had a browse through them lately? The number of theme options is mind-boggling. I am a Pisces and one of their characteristics is indecision, procrastination, inability to make up my mind…

 I have travelled and been blogging for over 3 years now and thought it was time for a change, a new look, a new direction. What better time to start than at the beginning of a new year. Well over an hour later this is what I decided on.

For the next 3-4 months I will be at home. It is too hot for me to travel and stay in Matilda. That will not stop me exploring, as this area of Australia is a tourist hot-spot. So I will venture out, camera in hand, and show you some of the beauty and interesting things in the South-east corner of Queensland.

The new header is the beach I call home, Burleigh Beach on the Goldcoast. In the distance is Burleigh Heads National Park.

Burleigh Heads National Park walking track

Burleigh Heads National Park walking track

In the coming days I will take you for a walk around this cool, shady and historical bush area in the very centre of Burleigh.

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29 thoughts on “New year. New format. New me???? (Well maybe not new me)

  1. Joan and Terry Watson

    Love the GC even though we live at Mudgeeraba, we still get to walk at Burleigh, how I love the thought of your fast connection, we live in a dead spot they tell us, have been investigating, which one did you get, Telstra????love the new look and looking forward to your travels on the GC.


    • Hi good to hear from you. The cable connection is just fantastic. We are with Telstra because they are the only ones that operate the cable link.


  2. The new look is great! I love the WP options 😉


    • So many to chose from, very hard to make a decision. This is the same theme as my other blog but I “tweaked” it. May go and play with the memories blog next….


  3. What a great idea!! I am right on the cusp with Pisces. As an Aquarian I am a fixed sign ,but I love change and I too am ready for a new look!!


  4. Love the new look. I’m a Taurus so I’m too stubborn to change the look on my blog (and lazy). Enjoy your time at home.


    • Thanks for nice comment, I was ready for a change after 3 years, but your blog has a good identity, I love your header photo. No need to change for the sake of change…


  5. Love the new look


  6. I’m loving the blue – very calming colour!


  7. Aaaah a fellow fishie…love the new look…


  8. Love your new look, Pauline, and the header is beautiful. Looking forward to your “local” trips. 🙂


  9. Looking forward to it 🙂


  10. you two gave me a nice chuckle tonight; it’s 11:30, and I’ve been painting and am about to go to sleep. i’ve been reading about the high temperatures over there, and the fires (?)…

    I envy your fast connection, though I know that you’ve paid your dues and have earned that luxury; therefore you cherish it as well!

    i look forward to having you as a tour guide.


    • Thanks Lisa, I love getting your comments. Do you take your computer to bed with you? How are you getting on with your internet connection at the moment? I notice when there is a gap in your posts and think “Oh the internet is playing up over there!!!”


      • hey
        si, the internet connection is frustrating, but i’ve been dealing with that for a dozen years, so most of the time i adaptp. if i upload images, i select the task and the upload begins. then i walk away and cook lunch or something!

        this morning i tried watching a short video clip of a guy who is in rehabilitation from a broken spine. amazing story.. it took about two hours to load the short video and finally play it. it was worth it.

        late at night the connection is faster. yesterday i had painted most of the day but stopped to play catchup on wordpress. thanks so much! z


        • Before the cable connection I also found late at night or early morning to be the best times for getting the connection. I used to get frustrated visiting the blogs I follow as they took so long to load then would drop out….
          You are so patient and go with the flow


  11. Your new header shows my favourite beach.
    I am also a Pisces but do not have problems,
    like indecision or procrastination,
    may be because I do not believe in astrology.


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