Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy (FED)

April 17, 2024

If you’ve been reading posts here at Write of the Middle for some time, you might remember that in June 2022 I had eye surgery. I had Bilateral Cataract Extraction and Intraocular Lens Implants. What I didn’t tell you in that post was that I also have a condition called Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy. I’ll explain what that is more in a moment but first I will tell you that it is much worse in my right eye and that…

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Settlement Day

Today, April 10 2024, is settlement day. It’s significant because from this day on our family home is no longer ours (all going well). Please bare with me. I’m a very sentimental thing and I have to pay homage to my family home. It’s…

April 10, 2024
Doubtful Sound

NZ Trip – Te Anau and Doubtful Sound

DAY 12 (24 May 2023) Another big day today that started with breakfast at the lodge where we’re staying Te Anau Lodge’ – you can read more about where we stayed in this post. The lodge itself is a 1936 relocated former convent –…

April 3, 2024
Stradbroke Island

Taking Stock – March 2024

Hello everyone – I’m back! A huge thank you to Deb of Deb’s World and Sue of Women Living Well After Fifty for hosting #WWWhimsy for the past three weeks when I needed to drop the blogging ball for a while. I can’t seem…

March 20, 2024

UPDATED: Guest Hosts for #WWWhimsy for an indefinite period!

UPDATE – 27 FEBRUARY 2024  In addition to being sick with an infection, Mum has had a fall and broken her hip. She was admitted to hospital on Friday 22/2/24 and had surgery on the Sunday that followed. I am spending most of my…

February 22, 2024

GUEST POST: 5 Sweet and Savoury Recipes with Zucchini

Please enjoy this delicious guest post by Sam from The Annoyed Thyroid. Thank you so much Sammie! Ciao for now, Hello everyone. Sam here stepping in for Min with all the zucchini deliciousness. These gourds may be green but they’re not mean! Zucchini is…

February 21, 2024

GUEST POST: Winter is my favourite season for . . .

Hi there, If you’ve read last week’s post you’d know that I’ve opened my blog to guest posts from bloggers who are known to me (only) for a short time while my life is a bit hectic.  Denyse Whelan actually contacted me and offered…

February 14, 2024

Life around here lately – an update

Hey there! Life is pretty full on around here right now so not much spare time for writing well thought out posts or for editing a heap of photos so I thought I’d just do a quick update on life around here lately and…

February 7, 2024
Travel Sketchbook

ART CHAT #23 – Te Anau & Milford Sound

ART CHAT #23 DAY 11 – TE ANAU & MILFORD SOUND (NEW ZEALAND) 23 May 2023 Today we arrived early at Te Anau, checked into our accommodation and then off we went for a day to Milford Sound. You can read more about this…

January 31, 2024
Fiordland NZ

NZ Trip: Te Anau and Milford Sound

Time to get back to posting about our NZ trip from May/June 2023. My last NZ Trip post was published on 15 November 2023. We’d had a day trip to Glenorchy and it was our last night in Queenstown. This post picks up the…

January 24, 2024

Hello 2024!

Hello everyone and Hello to 2024! Welcome back to Write of the Middle and #WWWhimsy after a 4 week break over the Christmas and New Year period. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and managed to have a bit of a holiday or…

January 17, 2024