So here I am tonight, camped on the banks of the Goulburn River at BlueGums Riverside Park, about an hour and a half from home. I don’t usually blog while I’m camping but tonight I decided I’d write a “live” post from my phone. It’s 9pm Eildon Australian time and rain has made us retreat … More Slowing down time
When writing the story of your life, don’t let anyone else hold the pen. Rebel Thriver Those of you who have been following me for awhile know a bit about my story. Over the past three years, since I’ve been blogging, I’ve shared much of what I love. I’ve shared parts of my homeland Australia, … More A Collective Story
Life is like a game of chess. Changing with every move. Chinese proverb Ain’t that the truth. When was the last time you played Chess? I had a game with my 17yo son on the weekend at his suggestion. It’s been years since we’d last played. He set the chess board up, an elaborate wooden set … More Focus, Action … Checkmate
Welcome to the second of my monthly guest posts on bloggers who inspire me to travel widely and live an adventurous life. For those of you who don’t know her, meet Deb from Deb’s World, a fellow Aussie blogger I had the pleasure to meet last year. In person I found her as warm and … More Guest Post: Five Fab Favourites (by Deb’s World)
Your rays lifted my moods when grey clouds reined. Strong beams sustained me through languid days. Tides roll out Autumn colors waiting to meet others long for your warmth while I welcome sweet relief. If these melancholic words sound familiar it’s because I wrote them this time last year, on the last day of summer. … More Goodbye another Summer
I have a confession to make. I’m not a very good mum. In fact I’m neglectful, thoughtless and sometimes I wonder how I could possibly deserve the awesomeness in my life. How else can I explain leaving Harry in the car overnight, for thirteen hours?
I’ve never seen so many people in one place before. Thousands converged in Melbourne’s CBD last Saturday for White Night, a twelve hour celebration of culture and creativity. We went in by train, with no real plan. Our aim was simply to enjoy a meal, then walk around and soak up the atmosphere of our … More White Night in Melbourne
Friendships, kindred spirits and heartfelt connections, they’re all found here on WP and they’re even more special when they filter into our real life. That’s what happened on Sunday here in Melbourne when I reconnected with lovely Hayley from Dear Dad. Hayley is a gifted writer with the kindest soul, a beautiful heart and smile … More Soulful Sunday #48: Treasured Friendships
You are sweet I could devour you Instead I stare And resist temptation. You are sweet I will inhale you breath in your smell deep in my imagination. You are sweet I love the rough edges that hide your smooth centre that only I can see. You are sweet and plain on the outside yet … More A Sweet Deliciousness
There are so many love songs around but some really stand the test of time. I dare you to read these words and listen to the song below and not feel a teeny bit affected. Or is it only me?