Worth a Word Wednesday: Smiles

Smiles of Rotary Youth Exchange Students

 Wordless Wednesday - has now been renamed 'Worth a Word' Wednesday simply because I can't stick to the rules of NO WORDS 🙂 These girls are part of a group of Rotary Exchange Students who are spending a year in Australia. They are away from their friends and family, out of their comfort zone, learning to …

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 …

Why you should take your phone with you EVERYWHERE!

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Why you should take your phone with you everywhere. This is a cautionary and true story. Over the weekend I had a strangely familiar sensation. I was locked in. Again. In December 2014 I found myself locked in a stairwell in a shopping centre at 4 am and it was not fun!  Luckily I had …

Every day is an adventure – 84/365

Wonder Woman

It's a superhero adventure today! One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.— William Feather I don't often feature a photo of myself here as I'm usually the one taking the photos but I couldn't resist this one!  We went to a 21st costume party last …

Every day is an adventure – 77/365

To travel is to live These kids are true adventurers as they have left their homes, families and friends to spend  an entire year in another country. They are newly arrived Rotary Youth Exchange students ready to make their home here in District 9710 Australia. Training weekends like this one  are held throughout the year …

Every day is an adventure – 23/365

Light up Rotary The Rotary year ends on 30 June and we finish this year's theme of Light Up Rotary.  I like this, and yes, I'm  a Rotarian! RI President Gary C.K. Huang chose Light Up Rotary as his theme for 2014-15. Huang was inspired by the teachings of Chinese philosopher Confucius who said: "It is better …

Weekly photo challenge: Enveloped – 2 examples

When I saw the prompt of Enveloped for this week's photo challenge I knew what I wanted to write about. But how to find a photo to show this?  I then looked out the window and saw the sea of fog rising out of the valley below and decided to use this photo! Enveloped is to surround …

Very Inspiring Blog Award

I am usually a bit wary about blogging awards but when it comes from a renowned blogger like Lucile at Bridging Lacunas, I was immediately thrilled and humbled in equal abounds! Thankyou for the nomination and encouragement. In her post accepting the award, from two other similarly inspiring bloggers, Lucile has then nominated blogs that …

Strangers are just friends you haven’t met yet

A funny thing happened on the train today....I was on my way back to Central after attending the first day of the Youth Exchange pre convention meetings at Olympic Park at the 2014 Rotary International Convention in Sydney.  The train was full of Rotarians, youthful Rotaractors and exchange students, when a happy bunch came in, …