Category: sister

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 had a fantastic visit to…

Wordless Wednesday – 8 March 2017

Wordless Wednesday! I know – it’s my sister’s birthday and International Women’s Day and I go and post a photo of a car with a big blue ribbon 🙂  Go figure! And here’s another one! I like the presentation 🙂 So here’s a great graphic just for today which I used in a post for International Women’s Day back in 2014 entitled  A…

On being made redundant…..

My thoughts on being made redundant Meaning: not or no longer needed or useful; superfluous. Synonyms:  Unnecessary, not required, inessential, unessential, needless, unneeded, uncalled for, dispensable, disposable, expendable. unwanted, useless  Sitting and talking with my sister at her hospital bed last weekend was therapeutic for both of us.  For one thing I got to sit still and to worry about…

Meeting a blogging friend for real!

I have followed Desleyjanes’s blog , Musings of a frequently flying scientist, for ages – I’ve  admired her beautiful photos, her creativity, I’ve loved her stories, enjoyed her posts about Gidget her dog,  felt her initial pain when she moved from her family in Brisbane to Melbourne, smiled to myself when she started feeling settled in her new city, joined in…

The cherry on top was missing – Weekly Photo Challenge

Cherry on top? Unfortunately there were no cherries available. This week’s photo challenge is all about finding a photo that shows the cherry on top, the icing on the cake, the detail that makes a good experience a truly transcendent one. This week, share an image of a finishing touch from your own life, a photo of a detail that makes a…