The shock of losing a loved one so suddenly and unexpectedly - my thoughts.
Tumba-bloody-Rumba shootin’ kanga-bloody-roos
10 seconds on a Friday – 5 seconds just didn’t cover this week!
I may be many things but at least I’m not listless
I'm a list person, are you?
Weekly Photo Challenge: twisting in the vortex
Kindness shown to a stranger on Mother’s Day!
A Mother's Day I'll never forget thanks to the kindness of strangers!
Weekly photo challenge: Letters – a well travelled shopping list
Letters are everywhere and sometimes it is more the connection they create than the actual words they make. A well travelled shopping list! My daughter found this random list after a trip home to Aus a few years ago.
The power of names and how I got mine
Weekly writing challenge: Golden Years – ageing gracefully
Weekly Photo Challenge: Threes
You are the flip to my flop
Understatement of the day coming up - Marriage is a real commitment. I was only 19 when we were married and this weekend we are celebrating our 34th anniversary. I don't think I realised how big a commitment it was when I was married all those years ago. I can't quite believe it's been that …
Why a blog? A challenge.
Why did I start blogging? This is an updated early post just for some fun.
Last but by no means least….Eliza & I at 25
Eliza, my baby, turned 25 earlier this year and is living in a Brisbane suburb with Shawn. They have been together for over three years and met at Tangalooma resort on Moreton Bay Island, where they were both working in 2010. She is living a very different life to me at 25. Eliza nearly wasn't …
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Mum and me at 53!
At the age of 53 During Christmas celebrations a few years ago, I took some time to sit and compare notes with my mother - on our different lives at the age of 53. My mother was 75 at the time, but she's always looked years younger. I am selfishly hoping that she has passed …
I bought a bikini….yes….I bought a bikini
Riding along on my pushbike…ooh,ooh, ahh
My thoughts on the planning of the rail trail in Tumbarumba in 2013
Mother & daughter at 30 (and a bit)
Comparing our lives at 30 and a bit Back in 2013, while Melanie was home in Australia for a quick 10 day visit we took the opportunity to discuss our lives at the same age as she is now - 30 and a half. As this picture from mid 1991 shows, I was a mother …
Life at 28 years of age…mother & daughter compare notes
Losing myself in a book
Is reading a form of Zen? Do you find yourself getting caught up in what you are reading, so much so that you have to stop for a moment to remember that it isn't real? I do all the time & I love the sense of escapism that a book can give me. Once when …