Coronavirus

Corona Chronicles #10 – Is the end in sight?

CORONA CHRONICLES #10 – IS THE END IN SIGHT? My last Corona Chronicles post was in January this year, so it’s high time for an update, but where do I even begin? I don’t think we really know the full story. We don’t get…

October 19, 2022
Expo 88 Season Pass

I REMEMBER WHEN Brisbane hosted World Expo ’88

Monorail Expo ’88 Brisbane  |  Image Source: Flickr (public domain) I thought it was time for a bit of nostalgia because it’s been a while since my last I REMEMBER WHEN post back in June 2021! WORLD EXPO ’88 Remember when the current Southbank…

October 12, 2022
Clasped Hands

Empathy vs Empath

I thought I’d clarify what the difference is between feeling Empathy and being an Empath before we dig deeper into what it means to be an Empath for my Empath Corner series of posts. I found this great example on Google: Say your friend…

October 5, 2022

Taking Stock – September 2022

On 8 September 2022, the world stopped as we learned that Queen Elizabeth II had passed away aged 96 years (born 21 April 1926). The Queen has been a constant for the entirety of most of our lives so it was hard to not…

September 28, 2022
Blogiversary

10 Years of Blogging!

WHERE IT ALL STARTED My first ever blog post was published on 19 September 2012, 10 years ago today!  Here it is in all it’s embarassing glory – Introductory Blog Post! It was on my first blog called ‘MinsMash’ that I closed on 5…

September 19, 2022

So, it seems I am an Empath!

HIGHLY SENSITIVE PERSON (HSP) Several years ago I posted something to my Facebook page about how I don’t like going to big shopping centres anymore. I explained that as I’ve gotten older I like crowds and noise much less and find shopping centres can…

September 14, 2022
Tamborine Mountain

August Catch-Up

An August Catch-Up post seemed like a good idea cos it’s been a hot minute (nearly a month!) since my last post so I thought I’d fill you in on what I’ve been up to! I broke my foot! It all started on 15…

August 30, 2022
New Dawn Diet

New Dawn Diet

This is a sponsored post for New Dawn Diet WEIGHT MAINTENANCE AND WEIGHT LOSS I don’t know about you but I’m finding the perimenopausal/menopausal years very difficult to shift & maintain weight. Once upon a time if I felt I had a bit of…

August 1, 2022
Show 'n' Tell

ART CHAT #6: Show ‘n’ Tell

SHOW ‘N’ TELL Hello there! My last Art Chat Show ‘n’ Tell was on May 23rd and well I’m not gonna lie, I’ve kinda had an AWOL art mojo for a while and also haven’t had much time to devote to my art, so…

July 18, 2022
Taking Stock

Taking Stock – June 2022

I’m late! I’m late! For a very important date! It’s Taking Stock time again – the June edition – and here we are already powering our way through July!  I had a bit of surgery so that kinda put a little spanner in the…

July 6, 2022

Bilateral Cataract Extraction & Intraocular Lens Implant

BILATERAL CATARACT EXTRACTION and INTRAOCULAR LENS IMPLANT –  What a mouthful!  The time had finally come for my eye surgery.  My right eye (the worst one) was to be done on Monday 20 June and my left eye was to be done the next…

June 27, 2022
eye

Eye’m taking a short break!

Hi there! Just a quick post to let it be known I’ll be taking a break from the blog for a short while. This is because I’m soon having surgery on my eyes (bilateral cataract extraction and intraocular lens implant) and will need some…

June 15, 2022