xmas gift ideas for men

Xmas gift ideas for the men in your life

  This is a sponsored post for RedBalloon I don’t know about you, but I find men so much more difficult to buy for than women.  There’s only so many shirts, socks, undies, alcohol, and books one can buy a fellow!   But there is…

November 30, 2020
The Humble Egg

The Humble Egg

Midlife lifestyle changes As women in midlife we find ourselves needing to make some changes to our lifestyle to accommodate our changing bodies, minds. and therefore, needs.  Menopausal hormonal shifts mean we are more susceptible to stress, anxiety, and weight gain.  To help keep…

November 26, 2020


Twenty-eight years ago today I was twenty-eight and gave birth to fraternal twin boys – Twin 1 and then 1 minute later Twin 2. Today my twin boys are twenty-eight, the age I was when I had them. Twenty-eight years ago I became a…

November 19, 2020

Corona Chronicles #5 – Double Donuts

How are we faring here in Australia with COVID-19? As summer draws closer and Christmas nears, Australia is cautiously but collectively breathing a sigh of relief as Coronavirus seems relatively under control here (touch wood).   As mentioned in my last Corona Chronicles post –…

November 12, 2020

November Feels

Can you believe it’s November already?  Where has this year gone?  In a whir of a new reality of a Covid-19 world is where!  It’s certainly been a year like no other hasn’t it?  Putting Covid aside for now though, did you realise that…

November 5, 2020
the 50's deep shift

The 50’s deep shift

A positive from 2020 2020 has been a challenging and very different year for us all.  On the positive side, it’s given us a lot of time for reflection. For me has come a realisation that I’ve become much more introspective in my 50’s…

October 29, 2020
Lap Top, Sunglasses, Desk

Guest Posts – the what, why and when

Fellow bloggers will most likely very much relate to this post.  Non-bloggers will find out a little more about the life of a blogger! THE WHAT My inbox at Write of the Middle is being swamped by requests to: Guest Post on the blog…

October 22, 2020

Taking Stock – September 2020

Hey there!  It’s time for my 3rd quarterly Taking Stock post for 2020.  Here’s where you can find previous Taking Stock posts.  What a year, huh?  Oh boy!  Anyway – here goes! Making – time to find some stillness and quiet in each day…

September 24, 2020

Checking In

Hey there!  It’s nearly a month since my last post, so I thought I’d check in and let you know how I’m going.   I’m not feeling my usual self just yet but I understand better now why this is the case and I know…

September 10, 2020

Taking time out for spiritual maintenance

Hi there! As the subject suggests, I’m taking a bit of time out.  Spiritual maintenance is a very good way to describe why but I’ll explain with honesty in a little bit more detail why spiritual maintenance is so important for me right now.  …

August 13, 2020
second wave - corona virus

Corona Chronicles #4 – the Second Wave

Hello there! Before I start, I must apologise because in last week’s post I said that this week I’d be bringing you the post about my recent few days at Ballandean and Stanthorpe, but due to technical difficulties (issues getting photos off my phone…

August 6, 2020