Strangers are just friends you haven’t met yet

A funny thing happened on the train today....I was on my way back to Central after attending the first day of the Youth Exchange pre convention meetings at Olympic Park at the 2014 Rotary International Convention in Sydney.  The train was full of Rotarians, youthful Rotaractors and exchange students, when a happy bunch came in, …

I may be many things but at least I’m not listless

I love lists I love making a list and then crossing off things on my list as they get done.   I admit that I will sometimes add things to a list just so that I can have the satisfaction of crossing them off. Is there a word for people who like making lists?  I …

What’s happening in my neck of the woods? Come for a walk…

What's happening in my neck of the woods I hear you ask?  Blog your Block is a way of looking at old and familiar sights with new eyes.  I love travelling and believe that when we travel we see the mundane with new eyes and the ordinary becomes extraordinary. Let's go for a walk around the …

Kindness shown to a stranger on Mother’s Day!

Mature aged backpacker

Mother's Day 2013 was one I will never forget. I arrived in London from Australia on the start to My Big Adventure.  I was travelling on my own for 4 weeks, staying with my daughter and other friends, in UK, Denmark and Sweden.  I love travelling and usually have my handy husband with me but …

Never too old to stop and play

Fun times with my daughter in the playground

Fun times with my daughter in the playground Of all the things I've done in my life (so far) I am proudest of  3 major achievements - creating and producing my 3 brilliantly clever and amazingly beautiful daughters (with help of course from my handsome husband). Today is Sarah's birthday and I am very proud …

My name is Debbie and I’m addicted to…jackets!

I have a confession to make - I am obsessed with jackets at the moment.  There I've said it! Please don't judge me 🙂 All week I have had to plan my work outfits around my jacket obsession.  I have worn my groovy black one, which I bought recently with my sister, (what a fun …