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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: Parenting
The mental writing of eulogies.
Last night- well, as late as 3 am I lay in bed mentally writing my 17 year sons eulogy. I imagined him dead in a ditch…car rolled down an embankment, sunk at the bottom of a cold cold lake, … Continue reading
Posted in Anxiety, Children, death, Family, Fear, Life, life experiences, Love, mothers, Parenting, Uncategorized Tagged death, euolgies, humour, parenting, sons, teenagers, waiting for kids to get home, worry 3 Comments
I was here! (In Newcastle actually.)
Yesterday I had to accompany Shai (my 18 year old) for her first day at TAFE where she has enrolled in a graphic design course. This may change though as she also applied for a fine arts course at Uni … Continue reading
Posted in Art, Arty farty, Australia, Creativity, Life, life experiences, Nature, Parenting, photography, society, teenagers Tagged graffiti, Life, making our mark, Morton bay fig tree's, Newcastle, old buildings, parenting, photography, sore feet, teenagers 16 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
Recently, well last year sometime actually, I happened to make contact with an old friend from YEARS ago….when I was a different person. Young, and reckless, in a band….going off gigging to far away places, sleeping in the back of … Continue reading
Rites of passage – the handbag.
(No, that’s not mine, it’s Wikipedias.) As a mother you realise when your daughter has made the transition from girl to woman not because she begins sporting bumps and curves in places where before there weren’t any. Not because she … Continue reading
Sketches by my daughter.
Sometimes you just have to brag about your kids a bit hey. So today I’m having a brag. My seventeen year old, Shai, has been back at it with a pencil recently and I must say suddenly her talents have … Continue reading
Posted in artists, Arty farty, Australia, Family, Parenting, teenagers Tagged art, parents bragging about their kids, Pencil drawings, pencils, talented kids, teenagers 22 Comments
So yes, I am a frustrated photographer at heart. I only know the basics, but now that I have glasses it’s making things a lot easier 🙂 Yesterday my daughter and her friend asked me to help them get … Continue reading
If the end of the world comes……
You see this? (above) this is my life. Our son asks for a new toothbrush and my husband goes out and buys FIFTY toothbrushes. I kid you not, there are fifty brand new American dental society approved toothbrushes in that … Continue reading