Merry Christmas

Taking Stock – December 2019 & Merry Christmas!

It’s time for Taking Stock again. This is my final quarterly Taking Stock post for 2019. You can read the other three at these links – Taking Stock – March 2019; Taking Stock – June 2019; and Taking Stock – September 2019.  Making:  soaked biscuit/kibble…

December 23, 2019

The Kitten Foster Files #2

At last my wait is over and I have my first foster kittens. I’m excited to introduce you to Foster Kittens Litter #1! Upon collection from the RSPCA at Wacol (on Sunday afternoon) I was told that Litter #1 were approximately 4 weeks of…

December 19, 2019
No. 1 sitting on a windowsill

One thing at a time

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #33 This week’s Zen Tip Tuesday (ZTT) is again written by myself!  This will be the last Gem of Zen for 2019, but ZTT will continue on an ad hoc basis in the new year and throughout 2020. If you would…

December 17, 2019
Mature lady having botox injection

Botox, Facelifts, Liposuction & Eye Baggage

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…

December 12, 2019
Pouring coffee for coffee catch up

Coffee catchup: Ageing Fears, Christmas and more!

I felt like a casual chat and catch up with you all today. The Gorgeous 50’s series is nearly finished and I’m keen to get it all wrapped up and completed because it’s been going for a long time now (it kicked off in…

December 5, 2019
ASMR - Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response

ASMR – Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #32 This week for ZTT I welcome back myself!  This is my second Gem of Zen contribution, the first being ZTT #21 – Rainy Days, White Noise and Hygge. If you would like to contribute your very own ‘Gem of Zen’ as…

December 3, 2019
litter of kittens

The Kitten Foster Files #1

Something new is coming to the blog! You may or may not have noticed a new header in the main menu across the top of the blog – ‘The Foster Files’.  I was going to wait a few weeks longer before I wrote a…

November 28, 2019

Cosmetic Medicine

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…

November 21, 2019
Writer

5 Simple Ways to Find Inner Peace as a Writer

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #31 This week for ZTT I welcome New Zealander – Maia Fletcher.  Maia’s topic of ‘5 simple ways to find inner peace as a writer’ is not one I had expected but it certainly piqued my interest and I was eager…

November 19, 2019

Why the blog has had a strong focus on ZEN during 2019

During 2019 on Write of the Middle there has been a very strong focus on ZEN and ways to obtain it …. even if for a little while.  You may wonder why I have done this?  If not, then I’m going to tell you…

November 14, 2019

I REMEMBER WHEN I was a 1970’s fashion designer

Were you a little girl (or boy) fashion designer in the 1970’s like I was?  Oh how I loved ‘Fashion Plates’.  I’m not sure if it belonged to me, one of my sisters, or to all of us, but I loved it!  It sparked…

November 7, 2019

Breathe Your Way to Zen: Simple Breathing Techniques, Great Results

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #30 A big warm welcome to Lucile Hernandez, a Yoga Teacher and Mindfulness Coach, who is sharing some breathing techniques that will help us to relax and get into a more zen-like state of mind.  These are simple little techniques that…

November 5, 2019