Thoughts on losing my Father

My father

Life and loss You may, (or may not), have noticed that I’ve been missing in action in the blogosphere recently. I haven’t blogged, I haven’t read many blogs, I haven’t commented or interacted, I haven’t shared or participated in any group threads and you know what, I make no apologies for my absence. Sometimes life, …

This is not a kitchen sink, it’s a…..!

Waihi Train Station in New Zealand

The Hundertwasser Toilets were bizarre toilets but this one in Waihi just made us laugh out loud! I talked about the artistic Hundertwasser toilets in my previous Travel Tuesday (or maybe that should be Toilet Tuesday) post. I hasten to add that these Men's toilets in Waihi were not in anyway artistic, quite the opposite in fact,  …

That time when the bride wore white and so did the groom!

An ancient old tree on the Frome River in the Flinders Ranges

Weathering life As the Mathematician and I celebrate our 38th wedding anniversary, I thought back to how we've weathered life along the way. We both started out in our brilliant white outfits and haven't looked back. I had been considering writing a post to offer advice to newly marrieds, my daughter among them, but I …

Welcome to the Blogger’s Pit Stop #106

Blogger's Pit Stop Logo

Welcome to the Blogger’s Pit Stop #106 You are more than welcome to share a link to your family friendly posts by clicking on the blue inlinkz frog (look for this link  towards the bottom of this post) and then add your post's URL. What exactly is the Blogger's Pit Stop?  I have been asked this …

An artistic toilet block on the tourist trail in New Zealand captures our imagination

Hundertwasser toilet bloack in Kawakawa New Zealand

The Hundertwasser Toilets are one of the most bizarre toilet blocks I think I've ever seen. We missed them the first time. We drove back up the street and there they were, how on earth had we missed them? Bright, colourful, artistic and brilliant!  Maybe the hundreds of motorcyclists riding up and down the street …

Come and join us at Blogger’s Pit Stop #105

Blogger's Pit Stop Logo

Welcome to the Blogger’s Pit Stop #105 - our first for 2018! You are more than welcome to share a link to your family friendly posts by clicking on the blue inlinkz frog (look for this link towards the bottom of this post) and adding your post's URL. What exactly is the Blogger's Pit Stop?  I …

A Sentence a Day for December: A time for celebrations

Beach at Christmas time

December - in a Sentence a Day I can’t believe I've now been linking up my monthly Sentence a Day posts for six months. I'm well and truly hooked on doing them! In case you missed the earlier ones you, you can find them here: June, July , August, September, October and November I'm part of a group of bloggers from around …

2017 – the stats don’t lie!

Just married!

“Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are pliable.”  Mark Twain Thoughts of a Destination Wedding by the Mother of the Bride, was my most read post for 2017. Did you see it? I'll try not to make this one of those boring over the top posts highlighting a list of my top posts for 2017 but …