I’m a directionally challenged person. Don’t laugh, this deficiency can lead me up many blind alleys where Google maps, that universal compass, is of no earthly use. Finding my way to a destination, calls for the use of communication and other interpersonal skills on my part and the goodness and kindness of strangers on another’s… Read More The Lost Art of Asking For Directions and Other Dwindling Travel Skills
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Blogging is all about making connections, sharing information, emotions, opinions, memories. Blog Friendships In the spirit of blog friendships, my good blog friends, Dan Antion , Paul Ruddock, Peter Nena, Sharukh Bamboat and yours truly at Daily (w)rite, invite you to take part in the CHERISHED Blogfest: Often, objects…
I cherish nothing. No thing that is. In fact I have spent the past three years intenwifying the process of uncherishing things since I sold or gave away 95 % of what I owned and started on my hobohemian (A word coined by Cole Porter) lifestyle house sitting around Australia. You see before then I… Read More The UnCherishing of Things; The Cherish Blogfest
We started the seven hour drive from Canberra at a reasonable hour on a midweek day. With two kids under six and two drivers, my daughter in law and me, we drove south on a frosty winter’s morning. My daughter in law Kylie, had taken the taken the trip to her Mum’s home at Mansfield… Read More Road Trip to the High Country
The Weather Rap “Here in Darwin, It’s always hot, It’s a nice place to go It’s a holiday spot Refrain: What’s the weather?…What’s the weather like?…What’s the weather? …What’s the weather like? Here in Hobart, the weather is cool, So put on your jacket when you to to school. Refrain: What’s the weather?…What’s the weather… Read More The Weather Rap
“Its never to late to have a happy childhood ” Gloria Steinhem From Revolution from Within:A Book of Self Esteem Could there be anything better than natural fun? Its a time, place and space when you can let go and enjoy the sweetness of life. And its something you can create for yourself and participate… Read More Playtime!
“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill I find it hard to believe that four months have elapsed since I came to Hobart. Four amazing months of personal growth, insights, adventures, releasing the past, soothing feline companionship, appreciation of nature in all her dazzling forms, making new connections and… Read More A Fond Farewell