Whew! The year is over and for the first time ever, I listed every book read during the year. Little did I know as the year started what an excellent year this would be for staying at home and reading a book. And how lucky I was to be able to do that. Here’s the… Continue reading Books Read in 2020
Call me old-fashioned, but I love a fresh start. And here are my resolutions for the year: * NOT TO WRITE ANY BOOKS!!!! * To READ more lots and lots of books * To slow down, slowly, surely and steadily * Take more exercise, a LOT more * To stay at the same weight all… Continue reading Happy New Year’s Resolutions
Now then, do you ever find yourself disagreeing with your state or federal government? Or even – heaven forbid – agreeing with them? Do you express your thoughts and beliefs to your elected member of the House of Representatives or State Parliament? We taxpayers (that’s all of us, yes we all pay GST, whatever our… Continue reading Why You Need To Get In Touch With Your MP
Now I have a love/hate affair with alcohol, and just for today I’m in a hate phase. It’s given me the shits. I’ve taken a scunner, as we Scots say. The Ten Reasons I Hate Alcohol It makes me fat It increases me chances of getting cancer – a lot It gives me shocking… Continue reading 10 Things I Hate About Alcohol
If we were to sit down for a coffee one day, you might find me whinging about something to do with genes. Cos we’ve got all sorts in my family and some are a bit of a pain. We’ve got the genes for anxiety, autism, ADHD, short legs and podgy thighs. Oh yes and the… Continue reading A Few Good Genes
Contraception? I’ve tried them all, and, to be honest, some worked well… but some didn’t and I’ve got children to prove it. I remember the first time I was pregnant – accidental and two forms of contraception didn’t work – I was thrilled as suddenly I didn’t have to use contraception or worry about getting… Continue reading Five Contraceptives I’m Thrilled To Never Use Again
Suffering is optional? Really? I’ve seen the quote above dozens of times on Facebook and Instagram. Usually it’s anonymous, sometimes some would-be wise person claims it as their own. And whilst the meaning is clear… we chose how much we suffer because of the inevitable difficulties and disasters we face… it just doesn’t ring true… Continue reading Suffering is Optional?
Here’s a wee something I’ve done in an attempt to make my phone my slave, rather than it owning me. I’ve moved the email apps off the home screen and onto the fourth and final screen. What a small thing: what a huge change. You see, my phone isn’t really a phone, it’s a mini computer… Continue reading How To Stay Calm: One Little Thing
Yes, feeling a little bit like this… chewed up and spat out. Just a normal day then? Not really, just a messy one though.
Just a couple of my favourite photos ever, to conjure up some happy thought. These were taken at the Bay of Fires in Tasmania, around my 50th birthday. Happy days…. carefree… out in the wild….. Far from suburban life… take me back! Bit of wanderlust dreaming, but of wishful thinking. Winter here in Sydney, so… Continue reading Just one to get things started