Keeping it Simple

I think one of the main reasons I love camping so much is its simplicity. Whenever I travel away from home I’m reminded of how little I need to get by on. Last weekend, as we set up camp at 12 Mile Reserve, by the Goulburn River near Jamieson, I was reminded of this yet again. … More Keeping it Simple

Thought for Thursday

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more.” This is one of my favourite sayings at the moment. For all it’s simplicity it has a truth that, though I try hard not to, I often forget. Life is rarely perfect and if it feels like it is, inevitably … More Thought for Thursday

Big River Country

With my kids growing up and having their own commitments it’s getting harder and harder finding the time to get away and do what I love – camp. But, where there’s a will, there’s a way!  A few more years and they’ll be doing their own thing and we’ll be just a couple of (hopefully … More Big River Country

A Step Forward

Do you ever have days where, no matter how hard you try, you feel as though you can’t get ahead? I’ve had a lot of those days lately. Two steps forward, one step back. Just when I think I have my act together those grey clouds drift over head and threaten to overwhelm me with … More A Step Forward

Hope in Nature

Today I was out and about in my backyard. Not camping or half way around the country. Just outside. Thinking. Tending to my neglected garden. Pulling overgrown grass out of flower beds. Ripping ivy out from where it was suffocating garden rocks. It was like something came over me and I needed to get my hands in the earth. … More Hope in Nature