Tag Archives: Life

Hearts wide open.


Today marks a special day. My eldest daughter has reached a quarter of a century! Hell that makes me feel old. I love this pic of her… I still remember that first morning alone with her as a newborn. Quiet … Continue reading

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Are you a witch?


I was out and about today looking for a gift for my eldest daughter who will be 25 tomorrow. (Unbelievable how time flies.) I encountered one over friendly shop lady in a store who once she’d dispensed with all the … Continue reading

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Embrace life!


This is how we should all live our lives…Jump in, embrace it head on! Roll around in the waves, get dunked, get up, roll around some more. And LAUGH at the gloriousness of it. Be silly, don’t worry about who’s … Continue reading

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All aboard! (Unusual weekends away.)


We had a most interesting weekend away, just hubby and I. Left the kids at home to fend for themselves as we set off on a spur of the moment trip to a most beautiful scenic part of the country … Continue reading

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Journeys.


It’s funny when you look back on the road map of your life, how the twists and turns bring you to precisely this very moment. Some are simply minor detours while others are main roads that you simply cannot avoid. … Continue reading

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Letting the weird things out.


Why is it that sometimes a blank piece of paper (or screen as it may be) can sometimes seem so exciting and at other times so daunting? I think it’s because sometimes we hold back what we really want to … Continue reading

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This chance life.


It is such an incredibly beautiful day today so I’m sitting here on the front verandah overlooking the lake as I type. The water is glistening, the palm leaves gently swaying in the summer breeze, the birds singing…. My God, … Continue reading

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When mother comes to visit..


I haven’t blogged in a while and that’s because I’ve been in recovery…from Christmas, you understand. Just about all rum balled out now, nearly out of my chocolate coma and I’ve had so much ham that it’s a wonder I’m … Continue reading

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The bath.


On a lighter note today. The Sharpei bath. Note – This breed of dog naturally dislikes water and will avoid it like the plague, much like the dog above, except we don’t have a bathtub (appropriate for destruction) in this … Continue reading

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The world we have made.


It’s not my country, but that doesn’t matter. We are one world, one planet so when tragedy strikes it affects everyone. There is no place for guns in society. Forget the amendment, “rights”, it’s bullshit, a law written for a … Continue reading

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