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Life … it used to so easy!

Friends are about to fly to Europe tomorrow, they haven’t been for over two years but they are taking the plunge into what used to be normal. Another friend is in England, she arrived there two days ago and is … 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 happens to all those Christmas baubles?

Last year about this time I blogged about consumerism and Christmas. So here I go again. I don’t want to be a party dampener or a grouch but already I can feel the hype in the air,  the frantic emotional space … Continue reading

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Sometimes I’m a pain. . .

Sometimes I can be a bit of a pain! I get anxious when situations are not as I think they should be. . . yep, I confess, I do like the ducks lined up. Ring any bells? Well, I spend quite a bit of … 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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Funny on the outside, sad on the inside?

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a funny person?  You know, someone who makes other people laugh. I love being around individuals who have this particular personality, it makes me feel lighter and somehow it takes the seriousness out … Continue reading

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Forgiveness and Philomena!

Today I saw the movie Philomena. A very special, funny, and moving experience. I don’t want to spoil it for anyone so I’ll hopefully not reveal too much of the plot.  I loved this film but it raised difficult life dilemmas. One of … Continue reading

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‘Fanny’s Christmas Pudding’

It happens every year. The diary fills up with special things to do and all of a sudden everything else that has mattered for the past eleven months becomes background activity and thinking. Well at least I have to admit … Continue reading

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