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

February 22, 2024

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 time now at the hospital.  Meanwhile – Sue & Debbie will guest host #WWWhimsy not just this week, but until I can again. Thank you so much to the both of them. I hope that won’t be…

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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
Cat and Christmas Tree

Merry Christmas!

HELLO! Here we are with my last post for 2023 and it’s the one where I wish you all a very MERRY CHRISTMAS! I want to thank all of you – my blogging friends, my IRL friends (including my art friends), those that follow…

December 20, 2023

2023 – A Year in Review

It’s that time of year where we pause for a moment and take a look back at the year that will soon be over, taking stock of what obstacles we’ve overcome, what joys we’ve experienced, what lessons we’ve learned, and take note of what…

December 13, 2023

Taking Stock – December 2023

Can you believe it’s December and nearly Christmas? No, me either. There seems to be a pattern developing in our family whereby emotionally challenging times come around this time of year. Dad passed away on 2 December 2017, 6 years ago now. Mum was…

December 6, 2023
Travel Sketchbook

ART CHAT #22 – Glenorchy New Zealand

ART CHAT #22 DAY 10 – GLENORCHY (NEW ZEALAND) 22 May 2023 Today we took a day trip from Queenstown to Glenorchy. Glenorchy is a small settlement at the northern end of Lake Wakatipu in the South Island region of Otago. It’s about 45…

November 29, 2023
stressed and worried

It’s been a lot

Hello everyone, It’s been a lot around here lately. Sadly, I don’t have the energy to put much effort into a blog post this week but wanted to quickly throw something together so that #WWWhimsy could go ahead as usual and also to update…

November 22, 2023