Month: February 2016

Too much excitement …

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Australia / Nature / Uncategorized

As we were relaxing and eating lunch today my husband pointed outside and said “snake”. At first I thought he was joking. We do get an assortment of creatures passing by our patio. I got up and had a look and sure enough, it WAS a tiger snake! Once that thought registered I stood for a moment looking at it – it was quite beautiful really, in a reptilian sort of way! I even went […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: State of Mind

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Weekly Photo Challenge

For more information about the Photo Challenge click HERE It would be easy to jump to the conclusion that my state of mind was melancholic when I took these photos. In actual fact I had a wonderful weekend of solitude in Hopetoun in Western Australia. It felt like I had the beach to myself (I did) and I spent the weekend just relaxing. I remember enjoying licorice ice-cream, chocolate bullets and reading a girlie magazine […]

The inner critic – an interesting twist

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Acceptance / bullying / Meaning of life and that stuff / Mindfulness / Self acceptance

No doubt you will know what I mean when I talk about my inner critic. It is that ever present voice in my head that tells me I should … do better say or not say something lose weight and exercise more work harder achieve more be happier help others more and so forth I am aware of my inner critic some of the time and at other times it has full rein. This is […]

Once upon a skink :-)

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Australia / funny / gardening / Just for fun

A skink is not a skunk No matter what you think Not even if you are truly drunk A skink is a skink as sure as ink is ink! Now a skunk is altogether different And never to be found Down-Under Skinks love my home, it is apparent How many live here – I wonder? Skinky One is drinking out the back Another sighted in the front this morning Reptilian friends – we have no lack You […]

Writing a memoir

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Uncategorized / Writing

I would like to write my memoir one day. I am currently collecting information and advice as to how to go about it. I have scoured my blog for passages that can be included. I have also read several memoirs to learn how writers tackle it. My intent is to gather snippets of information/memories until I feel I have a good mix and quantity of quality information. The purpose of this post is to glean […]