Corona Chronicles #4 – the Second Wave

August 6, 2020
second wave - corona virus

Hello there! Before I start, I must apologise because in last week’s post I said that this week I’d be bringing you the post about my recent few days at Ballandean and Stanthorpe, but due to technical difficulties (issues getting photos off my phone and onto my computer – long story that kinda stems from the fact that storage on my phone is full) that post has now been delayed and instead I’ve decided to bring forward a Corona Chronicles…

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Southern Downs and Granite Belt: Warwick

Photo By Kgbo – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 Well, I finally got a lovely little ‘winter’ getaway and it was so very much needed.  On Tuesday 14 July we left home headed to a cottage at a winery in Ballandean (more on Ballandean…

July 30, 2020

Two game changer cosmetics for midlife women

Photo by Raphael Lovaski on Unsplash I was going to post all about my three night getaway to the Granite Belt today but I’ve had a rather busy and social week since I returned and haven’t yet had a chance to sort through the heaps of photos…

July 23, 2020

Off on a winter getaway!

Hello there!  If you’re reading this on the day it is published, I’m not here.  I’m away on a winter getaway!  I typed this on Monday and scheduled it to post today (Thursday).  Before you start getting too jealous, I’ve been away since Tuesday…

July 16, 2020
lolly shop

I REMEMBER WHEN … you could buy a bag of lollies for 20 cents!

Image by Ogutier from Pixabay LOLLIES!  When I think back to my childhood it’s impossible to not think of lollies (if you’re in the USA I’m meaning ‘candy’ of course).  It’s not that I constantly ate lollies, but I have some happy memories of…

July 9, 2020

Taking Stock – June 2020

Taking Stock – it’s that time again! Regular readers would know that I do a Taking Stock post quarterly each year. The first Taking Stock post for 2020 was Taking Stock – March 2020. The global pandemic had just hit our shores here and…

June 25, 2020

Ideas that go poof in the night and other ramblings

    Hello! Ideas that go poof in the night and other ramblings – I hope that caught your interest and you’ll stick around and have a read.  It’s Wednesday at the time of typing this and I’ve just eaten a lazy toasted ham,…

June 18, 2020

Corona ISO Chronicles #3 – Restrictions Eased

Hello! It’s been a bit over a month since Corona ISO Chronicles #2 and nearly two months since Corona ISO Chronicals #1, so I thought I’d capture how things are now (mid June 2020) here in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, and for myself personally. The…

June 11, 2020

A half day trip & another birthday!

A half day trip & another birthday is what made last weekend a really nice weekend, so I thought I’d share a few photographs from it for #lovinlife this week. On Saturday afternoon (after lunch), the tennis player and I decided to hit the…

June 4, 2020

The Biggest Benefits of Yoga for Anxiety

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #34 It’s been a while since the last Zen Tip Tuesday post but lovely to kick it off again with this week’s post from Tsvetty, a Social Work & Psychology student.  As someone who has struggled with anxiety and depression for…

June 2, 2020

Painting with Watercolours – A Beginner’s Guide to Starting Out

PAINTING WITH WATERCOLOURS – A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO STARTING OUT – by a Beginner! This post might not be of interest to those that aren’t into art but it might spark a little inspiration into someone that is thinking about trying some painting with…

May 28, 2020

Same Kind Of Different As Me – Online Premiere!

I was recently contacted by Heritage Films (a small independent film distribution company on the Sunshine Coast here in Queensland) to see if I’d be interested in giving a shout out for a film they were premiering ONLINE soon and after reading all about…

May 25, 2020