The Pocket Watch

He tried to be as still as possible, peaking through the leaves, wondering if they were still out there. 

He didn’t want anyone knowing where he was.  He just wanted a few minutes alone to calm his nerves.

He could see the guest were still there where he’d left them.  No one was looking for him.  They sat on the chairs that had been placed in rows across the grass.  From where he stood he could just make out the flowers and ribbons that were tied to the backs of the chairs.

The guests were all seated, hushed, waiting for her to arrive.
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Five Photos, Five Stories – Day Five

Thank you Rosalyn for inviting me to join this wonderful challenge.


Today’s photo was taken January 25, 2015.

The Blue Mountains, Katoomba New South Wales, Australia.

After years of yearning and dreaming, I finally got to see the Blue Mountains in January this year.  Some of the sights we saw during the six days we staying in Katoomba were beyond words.
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Five Photos, Five Stories – Day Four

Thank you Rosalyn for inviting me to join this wonderful challenge.


Today’s photo was taken at sunset on December 28, 2010.

I had always wanted to see The Twelve Apostles before they crumbled into the ocean.  So on Christmas Day 2010, we set out to drive more than 2,000 kilometres (1,242.7 miles) to stay at a little B&B for the sole purpose of enjoying the wonder and beauty of those famous limestone formations along the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia.

But getting there was not without a slight hiccup:

Who was going to do the driving?
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