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  • May Catch-up

    May catch up because um … will you look at that, I blinked and it’s been almost a month since my last blog post!  I’m not organised so I thought I’d just do one…

    May 9, 2022
  • rain

    It never rains but pours!

    We’ve all heard the saying “it never rains but pours”. It usually means that misfortunes or difficult situations tend to follow each other in rapid succession or to arrive all at the same time.…

    March 1, 2022
  • Burleigh Heads at night

    Quick Catch Up

    I thought I’d pop in for a quick catch up on what’s been going on around here lately. If you follow me on social media (particularly my stories) you’d be pretty up to speed…

    November 29, 2021
  • recalibrating

    Rest and Recalibration

    WELL HELLO THERE! REST AND RECALIBRATION – As the name of this post might suggest, I’ve been a bit absent from the blog as I’ve needed some time out to – rest and recalibrate.…

    November 8, 2021
  • fireplace, wood burning,

    I’m dreaming of a winter getaway!

    Winter Getaways have been on my mind. It’s no secret that I’m a fan of winter. I love it!   Of course, winter in Brisbane is very mild as compared to other parts of the…

    August 9, 2021
  • Scarves

    Project Scarf-A-Day!

    It dawned on me recently … well actually it had already dawned on me but on this occasion it hit me with a thud … that I have many things that I LOVE that…

    June 7, 2021
  • Today is my birthday

    Today is my birthday!

    Today is my birthday and I’m going to revel in it!  Let the festivities begin!  I turn 57!  Yes that is certainly getting up there.  Yes it is closer to 60 than it is…

    May 31, 2021
  • A shared birthday

    Today is a special day so it didn’t feel right to blog about anything else.  It’s the 3rd of May and it’s my Mum’s 80th birthday and my daughter’s 26th birthday.  Yes, they share…

    May 3, 2021
  • dog, cavalier king charles spaniel, ava

    Mitral Valve Disease in Dogs

    AVA, COLBY & CHELSEA Most readers would know that I have a ruby Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named ‘Ava’ who I love and adore.  She turned 8 last September (2020) so at the time…

    March 18, 2021
  • Beach

    Coffee Catch Up Time

    COFFEE CATCH UP TIME Take a seat and grab a tea or coffee and one of my virtual scones with jam and cream.  So how are you?  No, how are you really?!  So often…

    February 15, 2021
  • 15 Minutes of Fame

    My 15 minutes of fame

    I’m a pretty ordinary person. I’m a middle-aged Mum, quiet, introverted, I’m no entrepreneur, and I don’t excel at any one particular thing. I’m not a model, an author, a journalist, or a celebrity…

    January 21, 2021