The Blessings of Natural Abundance or Why I’m not Celebrating Christmas This Year

This is the solstice, the still point of the sun, its cusp and midnight, the year’s threshold and unlocking, where the past lets go of and becomes the future; the place of caught breath. Gustave Flaubert Every morning, around 5.30 I pass the Royal Poinciana and Mango trees. I noticed the beauty of the Poinciana… Read More The Blessings of Natural Abundance or Why I’m not Celebrating Christmas This Year

WeAreTheWorldBlogfest: Sweet relief for Strawberry Farmers

Australian farmers have been going through a tough time with a severe drought. But a recent food contamination scare-someone spiking strawberries with needles-made it twice as tough for strawberry growers. This heartfelt response from Queenslanders, demonstrated much needed emotional and practical support for the farmers. Strawberry sundaes sell out in Brisbane, raising more than $50,000… Read More WeAreTheWorldBlogfest: Sweet relief for Strawberry Farmers

In Celebration of Small Things; A heated, saltwater pool and a Moodle called Daisy

2015 has been a good year for me, made up of lots of lovely little experiences and adventures. Of course like the rest of us on planet Earth, I’ve had my challenges. Whether I’m  getting better at handling these or the challenges are not as tough as in some previous years (I’ve  had a few… Read More In Celebration of Small Things; A heated, saltwater pool and a Moodle called Daisy