January 26 is Australia Day. A day of celebration and pride. A day we can stand up and say we love being an Aussie. A day to adorn flags as capes and parade around with matching accessories such as hats, thongs, swimmers, shirts, jewellery. At the traditional BBQ display Aussie cups, plates, serviettes, aprons……you name … Continue reading JANUARY 26 – what should we make of you?
Blow me down with a feather! Next Tuesday is Christmas Day! Where has the year gone?! I was walking around the neighbourhood on Monday night. Not by myself, silly, with my partner of five months. We walked around looking at the Christmas lights. It was a beautiful night for it. WOW! The displays varied and … Continue reading MERRY CHRISTMAS!!
In June 2018, Grandma was admitted to hospital. My Aunty found her lethargic, hardly breathing and unresponsive and immediately called an ambulance. It was discovered she had heart problems, so the doctors put her on medication. Upon hearing the news Grandma was in hospital, my first sister, my niece, my youngest son and myself decided … Continue reading IT’S NOT GOODBYE, IT’S SEE YOU LATER…..part one
So, did this Saint Patrick fella wear a lot of green? Seems a little odd to me. Who is Saint Patrick and why does Ireland make such a big deal out of him? So, much so that the whole world has taken to joining in with their celebrations? ..... Let's find out 🙂
These last few days have been fantastic spending it with family and enjoying some much-anticipated fun with everyone. The dad jokes in the bonbons even got a few laughs! Boxing Day was spent with my partner’s mum and brother. It was an extra special occasion as it had been over 15 years since they last … Continue reading BEING REPOTTED
Christmas time has arrived. The anticipation of what lays under the wrapping paper beneath the Christmas tree grows as each day is a day closer to Christmas Day. The advertisements increase and the sales of 50% off are screaming from every outlet possible. Christmas carols play in the shopping centres and elevators everywhere. Carols by … Continue reading Christmas is…..
FIVE MINUTE FICTION This is the story of an almost true event which happened to a friend of a friend of a friend of mine’s cousin. It was not your typical white Christmas. Mostly because it was in Australia, a country so far under everywhere else, it almost hides amongst the ice of the south … Continue reading THE TREE
My favourite colour is orange, closely followed by yellow, red and purple. Basically, I couldn’t choose between them so I prioritised them. Orange and yellow are both vibrant, happy colours which inject energy into wherever they are situated. In reality they are equal first, but orange is slightly more crazy than yellow, so I’ve placed … Continue reading PLAYING FAVOURITES
Mothers Day just passed last Sunday, 14th May 2017. This was the first year that my twins weren’t with me for Mothers Day lunch. To say I wasn’t hurt would be a lie. I never contemplated they would one day have to divide their time. But here I was, this year, faced with the inevitable. … Continue reading MOTHERS DAY 2017
Easter is only a few days away. How scary is that?! April already and it feels like 2017 only started last week! So, as Easter fast approaches, what do you think it is all about? What about the supermarkets and other shops? Easter paraphernalia started to creep onto the shelves before school started back at … Continue reading MORE THAN JUST A CHOCOLATE RABBIT