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Just An Ordinary Day

Today was wonderful. Just an ordinary day. Trimmed geraniums in my cobalt blue pots on the porch Face-timed the grandson & daughter Went for groceries with the bushman Baked oatmeal muffins – alas, they were rather dry invited a friend for tea – she brought flowers from her garden, and I gave her home-made pesto … Continue reading Just An Ordinary Day

Manipulating Lives

Ah yes! The power of it all. A friend of mine traveled from Victoria, to spend two days with me. We’ve known each other for years. She’s written a number of non-fiction books for teachers and is a former colleague when we worked as school principals. But the most important thing is that she adores … Continue reading Manipulating Lives

Those Little Free Libraries

You’ve seen them around most towns.  Those home-made book exchange boxes or cupboards (usually colourful and funky) that folks place in front of homes, schools, and businesses. The simple concept is, take a book, and return a book. Some cities even have an interactive Google Map of where you might find a Free Library in … Continue reading Those Little Free Libraries

Life in general got a little too ‘lifey’.

That’s a quote from the amazing Anne Lamott – an American novelist and non-fiction writer. She felt unable to produce much writing because of exhaustion from a book tour, renovating a new home and moving in with her life partner. She needed to put writing aside. Just for while, until she felt ready to create … Continue reading Life in general got a little too ‘lifey’.

Writing & Wimbledon

True Confession: I’m a tennis fan. So currently, with Wimbledon on television, I’m totally hooked. Wimbledon is a Grand Slam tennis tournament taking place at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, in the United Kingdom. This tournament is the 131st edition of the championships. The prize money is amazing. The … Continue reading Writing & Wimbledon