Solitude in Nature

There is staggering power in leaving the world and heading out into some solitude, for at least an hour every day. Robin Sharma. Do you ever just want to get away from it all?  Not because you’re upset, sad or angry but because you just want to be alone.

My Land down under

It’s so easy to take everyday things for granted. But after our recent five days camping in the King Valley region, leading up to the Australia Day long weekend, I’m reminded again of why I love my country so much.

Melbourne Mayhem 

Yesterday (Friday) my son turned 16. It was a busy day and my focus was on him and trying to make his day special. So I was unaware of what unfolded in the centre of Melbourne.

A Fiery Ambience

My house is full of candles. I love creating a calm mood and my home reflects that. Or at least I think it does.  It doesn’t always work but that’s my aim, at least at dinner time. Call me a bit kooky but even when we’re camping I still love my candles.

Finding some Peace and Quiet 

I’m such an over-thinker. I worry incessantly about things. But I’m realising, as I get older (and hopefully wiser) that it doesn’t have to control me. Even though life is busy and, like most people I have family commitments, bills and busy routines, there are things I can do to try and slow it down.

Soulful Sunday #12: Slow Down

Originally posted on Dear Dad:
Welcome to my twelfth instalment of ‘Soulful Sundays’. A weekly share where I post a roundup of soulful reflections, each including recipes, songs, quotes, blogs I have read and/or any other inspirational discoveries to sooth the soul. For me, Sunday’s have become a day of quiet contemplation and simple pleasures. A time…