Category Archives: life experiences

From the mouths of babes.


My daughter, two year old grandson and I went to the doctor the other day . My appointment was first. When I’d left the waiting room two elderly ladies came in, sat down and were smiling at my grandson. He … Continue reading

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Three strangers in a dark night.


When I was nineteen years old and three months pregnant with my first child, I had begun my nursing training which entailed a long commute. This journey took two hours by trains and buses from Bondi beach to the Western … Continue reading

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Sticks and stones will break your bones…


We all know the saying, and it’s got to be one of the most untrue statements we could ever be told. When I was fourteen years old, at that painfully awkward age when self image and self confidence were confusing … Continue reading

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The longest Uber drive EVER!


At the moment though we are travelling overseas….well, trying to get home! My husband frequently flies to the Philippines for work and sometimes I accompany him. Here’s a little story that might just give you a chuckle. We just missed … Continue reading

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From Menindee to Wentworth,Renmark and Mildura.


The next leg of our journey was supposed to take us to Mildura where we planned to drive out to Mungo National Park to see the Walls of China. Unfortunately due to bad weather predicted, and ultimately as it happened, … Continue reading

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Menindee Lake. Wow!


Menindee is a small township about 110km South East of Broken hill and it’s been a place I’ve wanted to visit for years because it is perfect for photography. Sometimes with bad weather the roads are closed getting in there … Continue reading

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Broken Hill and Silverton.


It was a long LONG drive from Lightning Ridge to Broken Hill- I think in total about a nine and a half hour trip ?  so we split the journey in half and stayed overnight halfway across. It mustn’t have … Continue reading

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Trip to Lightning Ridge, NSW.


We just arrived home yesterday after a three week trip which entailed visiting places such as Lightning Ridge, Broken Hill, Mildura, Griffith, Junee and Sofala.   This is the route we took from Kilaben Bay in Lake Macquarie, NSW.  I’ll … Continue reading

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First Adventure in our New Mode of Travel


In recent years my husband and I have done a fair amount of travel overseas, but now we are embarking on a new life of adventure… Exploring and photographing Australia whilst travelling in a caravan! Not full time mind you, … Continue reading

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How my “vagina” caused a furore on the internet.


As an emerging artist, dabbling around in all forms of media and styles. I particularly like abstract art.   I like it because it’s a bit like cloud watching….the viewer can interpret it in any way it wishes to. So … Continue reading

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