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I am a people watcher,life observer, nature lover, spiritual seeker loving this crazy wild ride that life is taking me on. I am still a blank piece of paper waiting to be filled and that is good.
Tags I’ve used most often.
- Australian outback
- Fear of flying
- getting older
- life experiences
- mixed media
- New York
- raising children
Posts that tickle my fancy, or move and inspire me in some way.
Blogs I Follow
- Life with MissRiva
- Kym's travels in Oze
- Alive & Terrified
- Green lights ahead
- Patricia Steele Raible
- ephemeral gecko by mixy gregory
- Art Inspiration | Inspiration | Art Techniques | Encouragement | Art Supplies
- In the Zone
- Xcetera Photography
- €merald Wake ©
- LEANNE COLE
- Joshi Daniel Photography
- lemanshots - Fine Pictures and Digital Art
- Europe with an edge: bits from the Balkans
- Gotta Find a Home
- A Holistic Journey
- Pepperbox Couture
- Make Something Mondays
- Creating Mixed Media Art
- home sweet homemade
- ME and the Boss
- Shabby Chic Addiction
- Vit Peyr
The kinds of things I ramble about....Anxiety Art Arty farty Australia Body image Children Creativity embarrassing Family Getting older happiness health and well being hormones Humour husbands Life life experiences Marriage memories Music Nature Parenting photography society Spirituality teenagers Travel Uncategorized Weird thoughts and odd stuff writing
Posts of mine that have somehow tickled other peoples fancies.
Category Archives: memories
Out of Order.
I created this image using several photo’s I took while on our recent trip. I wanted to challenge myself to do something a little bit creative with some of the sights we saw – to encompass a sense of the … Continue reading
Posted in Art, Australia, Creativity, memories, photography, Photomanipulation, photoshop, scenery, Travel Tagged art, Australia, creativity, Emu, isolation, outback, phone booth, Photomanipulation, scenery 4 Comments
Quick trip down memory lane.
Yesterday on our way home dropping my mum off we drove through all the very fancy rich homes in the Vaucluse area where I worked as a nurse almost 26 years ago. On the spur of the moment I asked … Continue reading
Posted in life experiences, memories, Uncategorized Tagged Carrara, memories, Nursing home, Strickland House, Sydney Harbour views Leave a comment
Trip to New Zealand in the snow in a campervan!
Recently we went on a long awaited ten day trip to New Zealand’s South island. Taking three of our adult children with us. Due to accommodation costs we decided to hire a campervan for the duration. Why not. It will … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Humour, life experiences, memories, Nature, New Zealand, photography, scenery, snow, Travel, travel blog, Uncategorized, Weather Tagged campervan, family holiday, funny moments, New Zealand, photography, scenery, snow, travel Leave a comment
Home again! Back from our cruise.
Well I’m back on land again and thankfully it’s not moving! I was so worried about experiencing the after effects of cruising, like last time, but I’m happy to report that due to extremely calm seas I am NOT walking … Continue reading
Posted in Australia, Cruises, Humour, husbands, Life, life experiences, Love, Marriage, memories, Ocean, photography, Travel, Weather Tagged beaches, Carnival Spirit, Cruises, fish, glass stairs, humour, Husbands, Island holidays, toes, travel 10 Comments
Of life, love and marriage…
Today, instead of talking about food (thank God they say!) I want to simply meander around through distant and sometimes murky puddles in my head. A little fill in…. My parents divorced when I was ten years old and my … Continue reading
Posted in Australia, being thankful, Christmas, Family, Getting older, happiness, Home, Life, life experiences, Love, Marriage, memories, Parenting, Parents Tagged being thankful, difficulties, divorce, growth, learning, Life, Love, marriage, overcoming adversity, parents, partners in life, relationships, struggle 18 Comments
Images of America.
I have visited the US before – fifteen years ago, but this experience was different I suppose because we saw so many other areas this time. We drove from New York, though Pennsylvania, to Ohio, to Niagra falls, to New … Continue reading
Posted in Life, life experiences, memories, Nature, photography, Travel Tagged America, cold, landscapes, nature, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, photography, travel 11 Comments
Back from America! “I survived…. a tornado!”
I’ve been sick and jetlagged, and just plain exhausted since getting back from our trip. I had no time to blog while we were away as it was just so hectic. We never had a days rest and practically FELL … Continue reading
Posted in Anxiety, Australia, Family, Humour, husbands, Life, life experiences, memories, teenagers, Travel, Weather Tagged America, humour, husbands. teenagers, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, travel 21 Comments
Giraffe girl, aggravating dishwashers and buffalo riding.
I measure my insomnia by the dishwasher, but that’s ok because we’re all a bit strange here. Tonight my daughter came in and announced “I am a third of a giraffe tall.” I can’t think where last I put that … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Family, friends, Humour, husbands, insomnia, Life, life experiences, memories, Sleep Tagged buffalo, daylight savings, dishwashers, giraffes, humour, Husbands, insomnia, jungle night birds, teenagers, video cameras 7 Comments
Ludovico Einaudi’s concert – Sydney 2013
I have not been to a music concert in years. Some people may find that strange, since I am a novice songwriter/musician and it’s so much a part of my life on a personal – keep me from going crazy … Continue reading
Posted in artists, Australia, Entertainment, Family, Life, life experiences, memories, Music, teenagers Tagged atmospheric music, composers, experiences, instrumentalists, Ludovico Einaudi, Music, music concerts, teenagers 6 Comments
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 →