Blue Lotus Love

“The Earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson If that’s true then the flowers at the Blue Lotus Water Garden in Yarra Junction must be the happiest on the planet. Located just off the Warburton highway, barely an hour from home, I found a glorious landscape. Lakes and ponds, filled with thousands of water lilies … More Blue Lotus Love

Open in 2019

If you could choose one word to describe how you’d like to live your life this year what would it be? Would it be confident, focused, brave, balanced or something completely different? It didn’t take me long to figure out mine. In fact, after my last post about Stepping into the Unknown it was obvious. … More Open in 2019

Racing Thoughts

I’m the one that gets your heart racing, I’m the one that makes your body tingle, I’m the one that consumes you at night, I’m the one that gets inside your head, I’m the one constantly beside you in bed. A love affair or a battle with my over active racing thoughts? In my quest … More Racing Thoughts

Let’s Play

Last night after dinner we went for a walk and on the way home we detoured to the local park near the kindergarten where my son (now 15) attended years ago.  “I’m going on the swing mum” he said, running off before I could reply. I used to love it when the kids were younger … More Let’s Play

Wednesday Wandering

Every morning I walk my dog Harry, unless something happens to throw me off schedule.  It’s always a peaceful way to start the day, it clears the cobwebs and allows me to focus on the moment.  This morning I noticed the signs.  Everywhere I looked they were all around me. The creek, normally so clean … More Wednesday Wandering