Queensland Roadtrip Part 7 This is not about a particular section of Far North Queensland; it's about a small square footage which is situated in strategic places from small towns in the outback to cities. It's about local people sharing local highlights. Who with vast amounts of enthusiasm will find out what you are interested… Continue reading Custodians of Regional Stories
For me, it has been a recent discovery and a pleasant discovery I might add. Having a flow-on effect, with motivation to clean up my bike that has been sitting in our apartment block shed for quite a few months. Very neglected though still loved just not very often during the colder months. I have… Continue reading Have you heard of Frocks on Bikes?
We all know today's modern mantra, is to reduce, reuse and recycle. The rippling effect of that usually means frequenting a charity shop is high on the agenda for many folks. If the charity shop I work in is anything to go by. We are very busy with incoming goods and with hopefully satisfied bargain hunters… Continue reading Do you Donate to Charity Shops?
Summer's here! Down in the depths of the Southern Hemisphere, that is. Yes, I know not the most profound statement to be made on this blog. Though we usually do sing out quite loudly even from rooftops most years when the month changes from December to January and then February. As the temperatures on land… Continue reading Cake Crumbs and Beach Sand
The weather of course! Every one of you thought it was the folk from the United Kingdom that talked more about the changeable weather. Didn't you? I beg to differ. Us down here in New Zealand we usually experience a few hot days, then back down to a shall we say "a more inviting temperature". … Continue reading What’s the Hot Topic in New Zealand this week?
Some life events leave us speechless for a little while. For me, one of those was turning 60. The number itself is absolutely daunting, and no more wriggle room to claim the high road of middle age. For me, 60 is not the new 40 as I have no desire to go backward. As a… Continue reading Thoughts on Turning 60
Time to celebrate the arrival of a New Year by turning the last digit to 9. With the chance of another day, week, month and another year. In which most of us will get an opportunity for a fresh start in 2019. This coming year will be strides apart from our usual years of past. … Continue reading Hello, 2019 – We CANcer vive!