Hello 2016! I am lucky enough to have been blessed with the gift of seeing another year go by. Like many people, at this time of year I think about what I want to achieve and what I hope to change in the year ahead. I just looked back to what I wrote a year … Continue reading The science of resolutions: what will you do with 2016?
Here it is January 2 and I'm only just getting to my New Year's Eve recap. Wow, that must have been some party. No. I hung up my New Year's Eve party shoes years ago. It was a quiet but lovely evening. Yesterday I was in a decluttering frame of mind - I'm moving soon. … Continue reading New Year’s Eve 2015
On my web searches lately I've been seeing a lot of very creative Christmas decorating ideas using discarded items or just plain rubbish. Apparently even plastic lunch bags and soft-drink can ring pulls can be turned into beautiful Christmas ornaments... It's probably a bit late now to get your DIY on for this Christmas, but … Continue reading Christmas recycling inspiration
Well, it's Christmas Eve, and as usual, I STILL have a to-do list the size of my arm. Every year I tell myself I will start doing things in November or at least from December 1, but it NEVER happens. I still find myself rushing around at the last minute (well, the last 48 hours, … Continue reading Feeling the Christmas spirit while shopping at the last minute
Last night the Sydney Opera House was lit up in the colours of the French flag to show our solidarity with the people of France in the wake of the violent attacks in Paris yesterday. The French flag was flown on the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Many other iconic buildings around the world were also lit in blue, … Continue reading Liberty, equality, fraternity.