Years ago, when we were selling our property halfway up a mountain called Mt French, in south-east Queensland, my husband had a dream of a place he would move to. He could see a lake or a sea between two mountains. Over the years it has haunted him, and we have looked around all the … More A MYSTERY SOLVED – A DREAM UNDERSTAND
Yes, I’m in heaven because today I tracked down a shop called Deniz Plaza in central Kyrenia, which has three floors and is filled with stationery and art material. Can’t believe it’s all in one place and it’s a veritable treasure trove! All my life I have loved pens, pencils, notebooks – writing materials of … More I’M IN HEAVEN ……..
I have been sitting here in North Cyprus this afternoon gloating over my latest treasure, Rose Otto essential oil, diluted 1:8, 20 ml, and only costing $12.50. Why? Because Turkey produces heaps of rose oil and I am living in what is officially the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus and, for postal purposes, it’s known … More SCENTS, SCENTS AND MORE SCENTS
All my life I have drawn a graphic of a triangle with loops on the end. I’ve done it as a child, a young woman, a middle-aged woman and now in my crone years. I have drawn this graphic on paper, in the air and it’s turned up as an image in my mind I … More A MYSTERY SOLVED….THE ANSWER TO MY LIFETIME DOODLE
As I’ve mentioned in earlier posts, I’ve been tracking down the local markets and I’m pleased to say I’ve found some stalls which have my favourite goodies – rocks and crystals. This time it’s been crystal jewellery. The first I came across was this lovely rose quartz pendant. I always hold crystals to get a … More ROCKS, ROCKS & MORE ROCKS……
Wherever we go, my husband creates the most beautiful gardens. Finally, however, we decided on a smallish garden with NO GRASS because Bryan’s fed up pounding along behind a lawn mower. So in forward planning our new garden (we don’t move into our new apartment until mid- to late April), we have been checking out … More OUR BUDDING GARDEN
For all of you who are into cakes and other sweet things, North Cyprus is a treasure trove of such goodies. Unfortunately I don’t have much of a sweet tooth so, while I’ve been admiring all the lovely sweet products on sale, I haven’t tasted any. Sorry – you’ll have to come to North Cyprus … More CYPRUS FOOD – THE SWEET GOODIES