A relaxing scene of an open book, a cup of tea and some pears

How to make the most of your time so you can discover your zen

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #19 It’s a pleasure to welcome Kirsty Russell as our guest poster for ZTT #19.  I’ve known Kirsty online since way back in 2012, and we have met once briefly in person at a blogging conference in 2015 at the Gold…

May 28, 2019
Woman's eyebrows and eyes

Beauty: The brows have it!

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 Robson.  I will be sharing some of Pamela’s words…

May 23, 2019
Closeup of woman's hand drawing mandala with a blue pencil on the wooden table

Mandala your way to Mindfulness

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #18 Today I’m so pleased to welcome Denyse Whelan as our guest poster for ZTT #18.  I’ve known Denyse (virtually) for many years now.  Denyse is an Aussie blogger and retired school Principal.  She has quite a few stories to share…

May 21, 2019
A 1970's television on legs

I REMEMBER WHEN colour television arrived in Australia

It was 1 March 1975 that full colour TV service commenced nationwide in Australia.  It was a big deal.  Like WOW – such modern technology!  Such inventiveness!  How very futuristic! It was some time after this date that the family of my friend and…

May 16, 2019
Woman relaxing on yoga mat

Becoming Unbusy

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #17 I’m so happy to welcome back to the blog my friend and former work colleague Monica Rottmann for ZTT #17.  I interviewed Monica for the blog back in January 2015.  You can read that interview HERE.  Monica is the owner…

May 14, 2019
Sydney Opera House

Two nights in Sydney

It’s always exciting to be at the airport and heading off somewhere don’t you think?  That’s exactly where I found myself last Monday morning (29 April) – at Brisbane Airport heading off to Sydney. I hadn’t been to Sydney since June 2016 – that…

May 9, 2019
Brendan Lee

Less is More: Zen as an alcohol free minimalist

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #16 This week for ZTT #16 I’m very happy to welcome our second male contributor to Zen Tip Tuesday – Brendan Lee!  Brendan’s story is such an interesting and inspirational one.  He went from being an Accountant wanting to be rich…

May 7, 2019
Woman showing shh secret sign. Emotional expressing woman in white dress, red lips and dark curly hairstyle. Studio shot, indoor, isolated on beige or light brown background.

Should you lie about your age?

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 Robson.  I will be sharing some of Pamela’s words…

May 2, 2019
Woman doing a pilates workout.

Morning Pilates – a great way to start the day

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #15 A big welcome to Barbara (Babs) Rodrigus who is our guest poster for ZTT #15.  Babs is a travel blogger who helps you decide which travel accessories are perfect for your family.  Today Babs shares with us her routine of…

April 30, 2019
Woman with bad posture looking at a computer, sitting at a desk.

Posture for women over 50

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 Robson.  I will be sharing some of Pamela’s words…

April 25, 2019
cosy vibes

Creating your own Zen space at home

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #14 For Zen Tip Tuesday #14 it’s wonderful to welcome Sue Loncaric, a fellow mid-life Brisbane blogger who I’ve met in person several times now.  Sue is such a genuinely kind and lovely person who blogs over at Sizzling Towards 60…

April 23, 2019
Cape Otway Light Station from a distance - Victoria, Australia.

The Great Ocean Road – Maits Rest & Cape Otway

This is Part 6 of our Melbourne and Great Ocean Road road trip – 22 to 30 November 2018 So far I’ve covered our 2 nights in Melbourne, a quick stop off at Torquay and Bells Beach, another quick stop and explore at Aireys Inlet and Split Point Lighthouse,…

April 18, 2019