This is a place of mystery … a sanctuary. Every book, every volume you see here, has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and of those who read it and lived and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its … More New Doors in February
Age and glasses of wine should never be counted. Italian proverb. It’s winter here in Melbourne but, far from hibernating, things seem to be warming up, at least on the wine calendar. With over 600 cellar doors scattered across 20 wine regions in Victoria, there’s a lot on offer this month. Barely ten minutes away … More Winter Wine Time
Today I took a trip into the past. Mum’s house is still vacant, despite her passing over a year ago, but finally preparations are happening in earnest to sell it.
It’s Valentines Day and hubbs is half way across the country on a work trip but that’s okay. It’s given me time to reflect on all that I have and love in my life and how much I’m grateful for. So that’s what I dedicate this post to. Firstly, of course, I love my man. … More Loving my World
I nearly drowned when I was a little girl. One minute I was wading knee deep in a river, the next I’d stepped into a hole and was over my head. I still remember the panic. Yesterday, as I watched my son swim his last lesson of the year, I realised he doesn’t need them anymore. … More Sink or Swim
“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?
On my final day of this quote challenge I’m sharing some sayings and values that I feel are important in our world, today more than ever. Our world needs kindness now. Kindness to others and to ourselves means making an effort to reach out, to judge less and connect more. If we all performed a random act of kindness every … More 3 Quotes, 3 day Challenge – Day Three
A few months ago my car was broken into during the night. Actually I forgot to lock it and some brazen good-for-nothing thieves seized the opportunity. In hindsight I’m lucky my car was still there. I only realised because when I hopped into it the next morning the GPS was missing from the dash. Gone. It took me a … More Get Lost!
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” I loved reading Dr Seuss books to my kids when they were little. Loved the silly rhymes that somehow made a crazy kind of sense. The above quote is one that I’ve always tried to live by. … More Three Quotes, Three day Challenge – Day 3