Are you afraid to settle for a mediocre life? How do you find your mojo, if you think you’ve lost it?

Reflecting on life

I crossed something off my Retirement To-Do list recently, not because I'd completed it, as you might expect, but because I'd lost interest in it. I'd lost my drive, my passion, my joy for it. Where did it go and is this cause for concern?

Interview with Debbie from “Deb’s World!” ~ Esme Salon

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Hi there friends - I've been interviewed! I always enjoy being a guest on another blogger's blog and I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Esme recently! Esme is a lovely, encouraging and supportive blogger and I thank her for having me over on her blog. It's been great to share my story. Here's a …

Home and Away – Musings on Monday 3 July 2017

Early morning at the beach

Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings   A week of good weather and good times: As you may know from my recent posts, I have spent the last week with my mother in the north of our state where the weather was warm, especially when you remember that it's winter time! We had a lovely week …

A Good news week – Musings on Monday 26 June 2017

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Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings   A week of good news: In case you missed the news, the required legislation to close the disused Rail Corridor between Tumbarumba and Rosewood finally passed through the NSW Parliament during the week.  This is fantastic news for those of us who have been patiently working behind the scenes …

A Wonder Woman week – Musings on Monday 19 June 2017

We are all Wonder Women

Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings   A wonderful week end with Wonder Woman: I haven't managed to write a Musings on Monday post for a few weeks as I've been away, but you can read all about our trip to Tasmania in my recent posts if you're so inclined.  I still have a few to …

The Mother of all Classics – Musings on Monday 15 May 2017

Mother's Day 2017

Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings   The Mother of all Weeks -  We've just celebrated Mother's Day here in the land down under (and other places too) with lots of celebrations and sales of soaps, slippers and scarves.  I had a chuckle at the groups of  youngsters out shopping for that perfect gift for mum …

The wheels on the bike go round and round – Musings on Monday 8 May 2017

Cycling in Canberra

Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings   Cycling in the sun - Last week's Musings on a Monday post was written while on the road (again) but this week I'm home.  YAY 🙂 We had a great week, enjoyed catching up with family and did lots of cycling in the glorious autumn weather. We rode our bikes …

How to embarrass your 3 daughters in 1 post – Musings on Monday 1 May 2017

Pure Gold, afternoon light shining over the vineyard in Autumn

Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings   I have a confession to make - this is my very first 'How to..' post!  Not because I don't know how to do things but because I don't feel qualified to offer anyone advice, about anything. While out riding my bike today I had a great post fill my …

Home is beckoning – Musings on a Monday

Sunshine dancing on water

Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings  where I mull over the week that was. It's been another big week!  I've spent the week with my mother, going through various things with her, walking everyday, seeing friends, visiting my father and taking him out of his aged care facility for picnics and walks along the beach. …

Musings on a Monday from Murwillumbah

Mt Warning, Woolumbin, Tweed Valley

Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings coming to you today from Murwillumbah.  My Monday Musings post is where I mull over the week that was. Murwillumbah is the town where I was born and where my parents returned to live many years ago when they retired.  Dad grew up here and moved away as soon as he …

Beautiful Brisbane – Musings on a Monday

Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings - a summary of things going on in my world and the world at large. Brisbane is a lot warmer than my hometown, where FYI they have just started lighting winter fires! It's very humid here and although the locals think it's a bit cool, I think it's a …

Melbourne Adventure

Sand hill near Phillip Island

Melbourne fun - part 2 of the adventure A Day on Phillip Island  As I wrote in my Monday musings post - Melbourne Fun -  I had a fantastic visit and packed a huge amount of fun into a few short days. I alluded to another adventure and promised a separate post, so here it …

Melbourne fun – Musings on a Monday

Welcome to my weekly Monday Musings - a summary of things going on in my world and the world at large. Last week I mentioned Cyclone Debbie (quite a bit), well I'm pleased to say she is now an ex-tropical cyclone.  I'll stop taking it personally now that I'm an ex! A few funfilled days: I …