I had an interesting visitor today. He laughed a lot, although he didn’t come inside, he was quite content to sit on my decking. He was small, fat and very cute and I’m not talking about an early visit from Santa Claus. When I snapped this first photo of the Kookaburra from inside he seemed to be … More A laughing matter
I am on a single span chairlift. Probably about 50 metres up from the ground. It reminds me of the time in Tasmania a few years ago when we took a chairlift ride across Cataract Gorge in Launceston. Heights have never been my thing, especially as I’ve got older. Normally the first thing I do is put the bar across … More Ups and Downs
“So bye bye Miss American Pie …” Wow, how many times have I played that in my life? Probably just as many times as “Always look on the bright side of life …” I’ve always loved music and when I was 13 I got my first guitar. It was a pretty good one too and I … More Just strumming along
Who doesn’t love a good massage? I, for one, am a sucker for a long luxurious back rub. Actually any sort of body rub is good. Foot massage, head rub. Ask anyone who knows me well. Even a two minute one. Hey, who am I kidding, even a 60 second one! Call me weird if you will, … More Massage anyone?
Blue Heelers are one of my favourite dog breeds but after Cozzie we were scarred. We decided our next dog would be smaller, maybe not as smart but a dog that wanted to be part of a family. The answer was obvious: we would adopt a shelter dog. After weeks of searching we found Harry, … More And then along came Harry
Have you ever come back from the grocery store and realised you’d been overcharged? And not just for one, but two, maybe even three items? Do you check your receipts to see that the items that you bought on special, you actually paid the special price? Or, are you one of these shoppers who don’t bother looking at the receipts? … More “Price Check on Register One”