Hello 2022, and farewell to the year that was 2021

January 3, 2022
Hello 2022

Hello there 2022!  I trust you will be kind to us and grant us many more joyful moments than stressful ones. Many are afraid of you after what 2020 and 2021 delivered to us. I’m choosing not to be afraid but rather to look you in the eye and say “Hello there 2022- come on then, bring it on!”  I have to say that even though 2020 and 2021 were challenging years globally, and for some of us also personally,…

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Taking Stock – December 2021

Hello! It’s been a while between blog posts and that is mostly because life has thrown another curve ball at us. As mentioned in my last post, Mum hasn’t been well. In that post, I was about to go back over to stay with…

December 13, 2021
Burleigh Heads at night

Quick Catch Up

I thought I’d pop in for a quick catch up on what’s been going on around here lately. If you follow me on social media (particularly my stories) you’d be pretty up to speed but in case not, here’s a bit of a wrap…

November 29, 2021
recalibrating

Rest and Recalibration

WELL HELLO THERE! REST AND RECALIBRATION – As the name of this post might suggest, I’ve been a bit absent from the blog as I’ve needed some time out to – rest and recalibrate. I’m actually not quite done recalibrating but thought I’d pop…

November 8, 2021
The 100 Day Project

The 100 Day Project – Days 89 to 100

The 100 Day Project – Background Information On 30 June I announced my plan to do a #The100DayProject – starting on 1 July, and explained a bit about what that is. For me, it’s a plan to do something (anything) creative for 100 days. As it…

October 11, 2021

Taking Stock – September 2021

Hi there! It’s time for my third quarterly Taking Stock post for 2021.  For those new to my blog, I do quarterly Taking Stock posts every year – in March, June, September, and December.  Here’s where you can see my June 2021 Taking Stock…

October 4, 2021
The 100 Day Project

The 100 Day Project – Days 75 to 88

The 100 Day Project – Background Information On 30 June I announced my plan to do a #The100DayProject – starting on 1 July, and explained a bit about what that is. For me, it’s a plan to do something (anything) creative for 100 days. As it…

September 27, 2021
The 100 Day Project

The 100 Day Project – Days 61 to 74

  The 100 Day Project – Background Information On 30 June I announced my plan to do a #The100DayProject – starting on 1 July, and explained a bit about what that is. For me, it’s a plan to do something (anything) creative for 100 days.…

September 13, 2021
The 100 Day Project

The 100 Day Project – Days 47 to 60

  The 100 Day Project – Background Information On 30 June I announced my plan to do a #The100DayProject – starting on 1 July, and explained a bit about what that is. For me, it’s a plan to do something (anything) creative for 100 days.…

August 30, 2021
Mental Health and Self Care

Mental Health and Self Care

When it came to preparing a post for this week, all I could think was “I don’t have time” and “I’m stretched too thin” and “I need to look after my mental health and I need to be mindful of self care”. I’m doing…

August 23, 2021

The 100 Day Project – Days 33 to 46

On 30 June I announced my plan to do a #The100DayProject – starting on 1 July, and explained a bit about what that is. For me, it is a plan to do something (anything) creative for 100 days. As it turns out, my art group decided…

August 16, 2021
fireplace, wood burning,

I’m dreaming of a winter getaway!

Winter Getaways have been on my mind. It’s no secret that I’m a fan of winter. I love it!   Of course, winter in Brisbane is very mild as compared to other parts of the world and indeed even my own country!  I love to…

August 9, 2021