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Christine J Randall

I started blogging in an effort to keep the old brain cells alive. I'm writing a fantasy series, I take more MOOCs than I can handle, and am trying to get my Nikon D3000 off auto. I live in Victoria, Australia, with my husband and our dog, Vika.

A slow start

This first week was dismal. No surprise there! I’m still going through Taniel: A Corrangorachian Fantasy, creating the story bible, while noting where I might use my Characters’ words and actions – for or against them – in the series. I tried this last year, only to abandon it when Negative Nellie snickered and sniffed at every word. So, that’s why my book two draft broke, badly. Got to do it right, this time. Pushing forward …    

Gotcha! Eastern Spinebill

I lurked by the abelia bush for ages, Nikon D3000 in hand, watching the progress of this hidden honeyeater through the foliage. I think he knew I was there, but he wasn’t timid as long as I kept my distance. And then, out popped his head and I clicked, hoping the focus was right. It was. I love it when I manage a shine on the eye, this one was a fluke. Thanks for looking. I hope you are all enjoying a holiday break of some sort. Mine’s over, for… Read more Gotcha! Eastern Spinebill