. I have been sitting here alternately crying and grinning like a twit. Today has been a very momentous day in Australia… For the last three months, our country has been ‘experiencing’ a
. I’ve been back to the house in town today, and have done some mega cleaning. All the floors have been vacuumed, and some of them mopped. The kitchen sink is sparkling like new and all the kitchen benches and the breakfast bar have been cleared and cleaned. I… Continue reading »
. This morning I had a major anxiety filled panic-ridden flipout… But first a bit of background. Our youngest daughter is getting married in eight days. yes – EIGHT! Now I am already having a bit of a belly-wobble about what may or may not be expected of us (well… Continue reading »
. Today is different. Today I got out of bed quite well rested. I had a really decent sleep last night, because it rained through the night, and i always sleep soooo much better when it rains. I have also taken a fortnight off work – which actually winds… Continue reading »
. I only work three days a week – Tues, Wed, Thurs – so I am lucky in that I get a four-day weekend. In theory… But these days – my work environment ramps up my anxiety like almost nothing else – so after those three days, I spend Friday… Continue reading »
. I’m having a bit of a ‘comparison’ dilemma at the moment and whilst I know that comparing oneself to others is never a healthy or helpful thing – I’m just not quite sure how to get it “out of my system”… It makes it that much harder – because… Continue reading »
After yesterdays mammoth post, I thought today would just be a ‘quickie’ 🙂 Sometimes – just cleaning up and sorting out a small corner of your home, can make a huge difference to how you feel about the rest of the day. I had had one of those mornings where… Continue reading »
Its hard to fathom that its already been a month since the horror of not knowing if my Family was safe, following Hurricane Irma. It was just over 48hrs after the hurricane swept through Tortola, before we finally heard that our Nephew, his family and two small children were safe… Continue reading »
o0o I am SO damn frustrated and cranky today!!! There are a few things that have ‘led’ me here – but I guess the main one is fear and concern for my Family…. My sister, nephew, his wife and their two kids live in the BVI, and hurricane Irma has… Continue reading »
What a wonderful way to start my ‘me-time Monday’..!
. On reflection – the other day, I was shown a perfect example of how I know I’ve changed over the last couple of years. I had to go into town to do some shopping and plus a Physio appointment, but I was also going to the house in town… Continue reading »
. I came across the photo at the end of this post today – and it really resonated with me. Not because I needed someone to listen to me – but because I needed to listen to someone….
. I feel so incredibly lucky, and grateful today. I’m having a day at home on the Farm – which has so far consisted of doing the dishes, making bread dough, pruning the tree that has started encroaching on the driveway and
Its been a damp drizzly cold morning, so I decided to drag out the sewing machine and knock up a few things with some “leftovers”. First up was a pair of old cotton curtains that have seen better days, and are not longer of use in keeping the heat/cold out… Continue reading »
. Most of my life has been spent trying to shrink myself. Trying to become smaller. Quieter. Less sensitive. Less opinionated. Less needy.
. Today I thought I’d post a couple of easy changes you can make, to simplify your life. So – without further ado, here are 30 Simple Life House Spouse simple life hints!
. I pretty much try to single-task these days, just so that I can be more present with whatever it is that I am doing. I know as a species we’re often quite impressed with ourselves, when we can do a myriad of chores at once, and we convince ourselves… Continue reading »
. I’ve been a bit remiss with writing, I know, but I’ve needed some ‘me’ time, and some healing time… The rehoming of Digby hit me – HARD – and still does some days, but its thankfully getting less intense with each day – and I can now at least
. This week my heart shattered into a million tiny pieces…
. This week I took myself well and truly out of my comfort zone….! On one of the online groups that I am a member of, a woman was looking for some