Taking Stock – September 2020

September 24, 2020

Hey there!  It’s time for my 3rd quarterly Taking Stock post for 2020.  Here’s where you can find previous Taking Stock posts.  What a year, huh?  Oh boy!  Anyway – here goes! Making – time to find some stillness and quiet in each day (trying) in various ways that work for me. Cooking – lots of new recipes to try. Here’s a link to a recipe for some Savoury Zucchini & Bacon Muffins (pictured at top of this post) that…

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Checking In

Hey there!  It’s nearly a month since my last post, so I thought I’d check in and let you know how I’m going.   I’m not feeling my usual self just yet but I understand better now why this is the case and I know…

September 10, 2020

Taking time out for spiritual maintenance

Hi there! As the subject suggests, I’m taking a bit of time out.  Spiritual maintenance is a very good way to describe why but I’ll explain with honesty in a little bit more detail why spiritual maintenance is so important for me right now.  …

August 13, 2020
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Corona Chronicles #4 – the Second Wave

Hello there! Before I start, I must apologise because in last week’s post I said that this week I’d be bringing you the post about my recent few days at Ballandean and Stanthorpe, but due to technical difficulties (issues getting photos off my phone…

August 6, 2020

Southern Downs and Granite Belt: Warwick

Photo By Kgbo – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 Well, I finally got a lovely little ‘winter’ getaway and it was so very much needed.  On Tuesday 14 July we left home headed to a cottage at a winery in Ballandean (more on Ballandean…

July 30, 2020

Two game changer cosmetics for midlife women

Photo by Raphael Lovaski on Unsplash I was going to post all about my three night getaway to the Granite Belt today but I’ve had a rather busy and social week since I returned and haven’t yet had a chance to sort through the heaps of photos…

July 23, 2020

Off on a winter getaway!

Hello there!  If you’re reading this on the day it is published, I’m not here.  I’m away on a winter getaway!  I typed this on Monday and scheduled it to post today (Thursday).  Before you start getting too jealous, I’ve been away since Tuesday…

July 16, 2020
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I REMEMBER WHEN … you could buy a bag of lollies for 20 cents!

Image by Ogutier from Pixabay LOLLIES!  When I think back to my childhood it’s impossible to not think of lollies (if you’re in the USA I’m meaning ‘candy’ of course).  It’s not that I constantly ate lollies, but I have some happy memories of…

July 9, 2020

Taking Stock – June 2020

Taking Stock – it’s that time again! Regular readers would know that I do a Taking Stock post quarterly each year. The first Taking Stock post for 2020 was Taking Stock – March 2020. The global pandemic had just hit our shores here and…

June 25, 2020

Ideas that go poof in the night and other ramblings

    Hello! Ideas that go poof in the night and other ramblings – I hope that caught your interest and you’ll stick around and have a read.  It’s Wednesday at the time of typing this and I’ve just eaten a lazy toasted ham,…

June 18, 2020

Corona ISO Chronicles #3 – Restrictions Eased

Hello! It’s been a bit over a month since Corona ISO Chronicles #2 and nearly two months since Corona ISO Chronicals #1, so I thought I’d capture how things are now (mid June 2020) here in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, and for myself personally. The…

June 11, 2020

A half day trip & another birthday!

A half day trip & another birthday is what made last weekend a really nice weekend, so I thought I’d share a few photographs from it for #lovinlife this week. On Saturday afternoon (after lunch), the tennis player and I decided to hit the…

June 4, 2020