We are in the process of moving – from the mid-north coast of New South Wales to North Cyprus in the Mediterranean. Our bags are packed and we’re ready to fly, to pinch the phrasing from the Peter, Paul and Mary song of long ago, our furniture is going to new owners tomorrow and our … More KITES & EAGLES
We live on the mid-north coast of New South Wales, Australia, and in this area and the next one along the coast, we have some very large rivers – Hastings, McLeay, Nambucca, Kalang, Bellingen, Barwon-Darling, Brunswick, Tweed, Richmond, Wilsons and Clarence. There is a lot of water in this region and now there is a … More RAIN, RAIN AND FLOODS
I often think of the low-paid workers – wherever they are, whether it’s China, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Fiji or hidden away in Western countries – when I buy low-cost clothing or hear about the working conditions of those who produce Nike shoes or iPads and iPhones. It was also brought to mind by a recent … More A TOAST TO THE UNKNOWN FACTORY WORKERS OF THE WORLD
I came across this creative art website via a friend who’s also into astrology. It looks absolutely fascinating, so I thought I’d share it here if you’re interested. I did try sharing via a link but it didn’t quite work out, so here’s the real deal. The Center for Touch Drawing…Resources for Creative Awakening.
Here in Australia we’ve been enjoying watching a TV programme from the UK called “Country House Rescue”. It involves a successful hotelier, Ruth Watson, visiting people with old country houses that need financial rescue and giving them practical advice on how to get their country house renovated and up and running again. The people she … More FIND YOUR PASSION
I am delighted to announce the arrival in my wardrobe of this – ahem – extremely bright, colourful coat, picked up on sale at TS14+ . As you can see, this packs a punch! My husband reeled back as I emerged from the changing room looking like a multi-coloured rainbow, he prefers plain colours, but … More MO’S COAT OF MANY COLOURS
I came across this link today so thought I’d post it because I think it’s such a great idea: http://www.littlefreelibrary.org It’s about a free book lending system run by individual households. The idea is to have a box at your front fence or door or whatever’s accessible, with books that passers-by can borrow and return … More LITTLE FREE LIBRARIES