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  • fashion, wardrobe, sunglasses, tulle, pink

    Your essential wardrobe

    This post is part of The Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown-Up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by Pamela…

    November 9, 2017
  • cockatoo, cockatoos, bunya mountains, birds,

    Taking Stock – September 2017

    It’s that time again … to take stock!  This year I’m taking stock quarterly, so I did so in March and June and will again for the final time this year in December.  Has…

    September 28, 2017
  • wombat, crochet, crochet blanket, granny squares

    The crochet bug bites again!

    The crochet bug bites! In July this year I decided I was going to pick up the crochet hook again for the first time in around 25 years and crochet a blanket.  Why had…

    September 19, 2017
  • lounge, sofa, yellow lounge, yellow sofa

    Ways to breathe new life into a room

    This post is written by guest author, Helen Bradford.  More information on Helen can be found at the end of the post. Sometime after my ex moved out, I decided to redecorate my home,…

    September 5, 2017
  • wardrobe, closet, clothes, gorgeous, 50's, fifties

    The Gorgeous 50’s – Wardrobe

    This post is part of The Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sister’s on my 50th birthday –  ‘Grown-Up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by Pamela…

    August 3, 2017
  • My Bucket List – the first 30

    On 23 February I wrote a post listing the first 15 items for my Bucket List.  I will add another 15 items to this list each month.  This post is to add 15 more…

    April 6, 2017
  • Taking Stock, Bay, Moreton Bay, Wynnum, Brisbane, Tides Out

    Taking Stock – March 2017

    It’s March which means it is time for my first Taking Stock post for 2017.  As I mentioned in my last Taking Stock post in December 2016, I plan to do a Taking Stock…

    March 30, 2017
  • log cabin, cabin, cottage, snow, winter

    My Bucket List – the first 15

    Recently I was over at my sister’s place when I received a Facebook message from a friend.   I told them that I was at my sister’s place.  “What are you doing after that?” they…

    February 23, 2017
  • Legend of the Seas, Cruise, Cruise Ship

    Taking Stock – December 2016

    It’s December and time for my last Taking Stock post for 2016.  This year I’ve been ‘Taking Stock’ quarterly.  The first one was in March, the next was in June, and the third was…

    December 29, 2016
  • second blogiversary, blogiversary, cupcakes, candles, two

    2 year blogiversary & 4 years blogging!

    Happy Blogiversary to Write of the Middle!  On 4 November 2016 (tomorrow) it will be 2 years since Write of the Middle went live!  It feels longer than 2 years and that is most…

    November 3, 2016
  • country, escape, run away, country getaway

    Taking Stock – September 2016

    It’s time for Taking Stock again.  This year I’m Taking Stock quarterly.  The first one was in March, the next was in June and following this one will be one more for 2016 in…

    September 30, 2016