Category: writing

Magpie enjoying his afternoon tea, rather than swooping me in spring time

Why do magpies hate me?

Why oh why? Every year at about this time in Australia, Spring time, there are numerous stories in the media about the spate of magpies swooping on unsuspecting walkers, bike riders, runners – anyone they take exception to being in their territory as they protect their babies in the nest. They can do real damage by pecking people, drawing blood…

Lunch under this huge old tree

A sentence a day for August: a writing challenge

A Sentence a Day – a month in review I joined in with some wonderful bloggers for the Sentence a Day writing challenge for the month of June and July and enjoyed it so much I’m back again for August! In the first week of each month, we link our posts up and can read what everyone else has been…

A sentence a day for July: a writing challenge

A Sentence a Day – a month in review I joined in with some wonderful bloggers for the Sentence a Day writing challenge for the month of June, and enjoyed it so much I’m back again for July! On the first Thursday of each month, we link our posts up and can read what everyone else has been up to…

Travel Loving Parents

Originally posted on thewanderingdarlings:
My parents have recently retired which, when they are still in their very early 60s/late 50s is really bloody early. I had like 5 mins worrying about what they would do with this new found freedom of the daily grind then I realised they are going to be even busier now than ever before. You see…

Run Debbie Run

Share Your World with us – 26 July 2017

Hello! It’s time to enjoy this fun, easy and relatively quick post where I get to share my answers to four random questions that Cee poses on her blog each week. As you may know, recently I’ve been sharing answers from my husband, my mother,  my youngest daughter and my second daughter, along with my own responses. This week I’ve asked my…

Run Melbourne 2017

Share Your World with us – 18 July 2017

Hello again It’s Tuesday here and time to enjoy this fun, easy and relatively quick post where I get to share my answers to four random questions that Cee poses on her blog. As you may know, recently I’ve been sharing answers from my husband , my mother and last week my youngest daughter was “invited” to join my Share Your World…

Mother of the Bride update for daughter's wedding in Fiji

Mother of the Bride update #4 – the final countdown

Welcome to the latest update from the Mother of the Bride! As I sit here writing this update, the song playing on my random rock selection is The Final Countdown – I kid you not! I was searching for how many days until the big day and that song comes on – how random!!!  (Followed closely by ACDC’s Thunderstruck…I could…

Rainbow over the vineyard

Share Your World with us – 11 July 2017

Hello everyone I enjoy this fun, easy and relatively quick post each week where I get to share my answers to four random questions that Cee poses on her blog. As you may know, I’ve been sharing my husband’s answers, and even my mother’s, recently in my Share Your World posts, and it’s been fun to hear your thoughts. This…

A sentence a day

A sentence a day for June: a writing challenge

A Sentence a Day – a month in review I’ve decided to join some wonderful bloggers for the Sentence a Day writing challenge for the month of June. On the first Thursday of each month, we link our posts up and can read what everyone else has been up to during the month. It’s also great to read back through…

Looking towards the Gold Coast

Share Your World – 4 July 2017

Hello readers I’m back home again now and winter is really getting into its stride down here.  It was minus 6 the other day but at the moment it’s overcast and drizzling with rain. As you may know, I’ve been sharing my husband’s answers recently in my Share Your World posts, and it’s been fun to hear your responses.  Last week  I…

Early morning at the beach

Home and Away – Musings on Monday 3 July 2017

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 together just hanging out, visiting…

Gold Coast beach, view across water, winters day

Blogger Recognition Award

Earlier this week I was thrilled to read a post on Klaudia’s Corner, which coincidentally included a link to my Deb’s World blog.  Klaudia was nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award and, as part of the requirements, she had to nominate 15 other bloggers passing on the blogging love. It’s been a constant source of amazement to me, this blogging community.…