It’s that time of the year. The lead up to Christmas, that is. Let’s see – There’s the job. Pressure to perform. Be on time. Stay back late. Do more for less. And smile while you’re at it. There’s the bills. Lots of window envelopes. Seems to always be more in December. There’s the … More Let the Christmas stress begin…
The delete button is my best friend. Or so I thought until recently. I’ve had occasion to use it a lot lately as part of an ongoing decluttering of files and folders clogging up my laptop. And a new determination to keep all incoming data under control. No more saving stuff ‘just in case … More The Delete Button
South Australia is in the grips of a nasty bushfire. There have been two deaths. Untold numbers of livestock have died. Loss of wildlife is yet to be determined. Loss of properties is devastating. Many farmers have lost everything. It is hard to imagine what it must be like to be caught in the … More Bushfire
Hello from Heaven has been triggered by recent events both worldwide and within my extended circle of family and friends. I am indulging myself in journeying through memories. A patchwork of reminiscing. So many images are flicking on to the screen of my mind. Family celebrations. Holidays. Get togethers. Weddings. Funerals. A veritable mishmash … More Hello From Heaven
Snuggly soft soothing comfort Gently undulating breath warm – cradle – rocking sleep A family tradition many years in standing Man and Child Quieting resting eyelids drooping drifting into slumber © Raili Tanska Image Pixabay
This is all about Looking Gorgeous! I promised another post on what I learnt recently at the skin care workshop I went to. Here’s some of the little nuggets I collected. I thought I’d list them under the usual skin care regime we all know, love and follow – more or less religiously! CLEANSING … More Looking Gorgeous!
Yes, it’s fixed! My computer. Or rather, my laptop. The nice, calm, friendly Computer Man (CM) was like a dog with a bone. He didn’t give up until it was all working properly, bless him. I’m thrilled. Not just because it’s fixed. Because it’s a pleasure to use now too. The slowness of the internet … More It’s fixed!
Chocolate is soooo yummy!! But did you know it makes a good face mask?! I’d heard of it but never really paid much attention to it. Besides, given the choice, I would much rather eat it. However, I recently went to an all day skin care workshop. And guess what? They recommended chocolate face masks! … More Chocolate – YUM! But on the FACE?!
Flowers and candles fight guns. That is what his father told him. Peace. Such a small word. Yet it holds so much within it. The dictionary defines it as “freedom from disturbance; tranquillity, restfulness calm…a state or period in which there is no war”. That is what the world is yearning for. A groundswell is … More Flowers, Candles and Peace
Now more than ever, it is so important to focus our energies and thoughts on peace. The tragedy unfolding in Paris has become the focus of attention for many of us across the world. Social media brings it vividly into our homes. Real horror. It is not some trumped up voyeuristic reality show designed … More Prayer for Peace