Tag Archives: Life

Book launch in the little town of Majorca

It was a beautiful day in the tiny township of Majorca. The sun shone and a sense of Autumn drifted across the small hall. The afternoon tea tables were weighed down with scones, slices and cheese platters whilst the finger … Continue reading

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Hope Farm by Peggy Frew

Recently, I read this gripping and jagged book by Peggy Frew. Originally I loved the name of the book, it sort of intrigued me but when I started to turn the pages it clearly became the characters that engaged me from the … Continue reading

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Big space outside my little space

I always love it when I spend time in another place with other people, especially if they live very different lives. This week-end was one of those times. I spent the week-end on a farming property in rural Victoria. Gum … Continue reading

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Finding the time we need

Over the years I don’t think I’ve been very good at appreciating or perhaps valuing time to do the smaller things in life that matter. Most of us I guess, have commitments and responsibilities that gobble up precious hours. I know I have … Continue reading

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What price, a life?

I’m sad, distracted and personally distressed. Two young Australian men are on death row in an Indonesian jail and it seems there is nothing that can be done about it. I know the prisoners concerned are drug traffickers and I’m not excusing those … Continue reading

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Sixty years is a long time…

A couple of months ago my aunt and uncle celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary, sixty years of marriage. Unfortunately my uncle hasn’t been so well and was hospitalised during the anniversary time but they still took heart in the special wishes … Continue reading

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Acceptance. . . an arduous journey. . .

We’ve all heard loose talk about acceptance. It’s as if we just have to make an intellectual decision to accept a situation and then ‘bingo’ it happens.  Not always.  Of course, it also depends on the nature and seriousness of the matter we are dealing … Continue reading

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