Technology Nerd

Yep, that’s me. An IT neanderthal. This week has been challenging. Heck, what’s new ?  It’s a given that something will go wrong sooner rather than later. Monday night, in the middle of my blogging session, trying to catch up on reading posts, replying to comments, following up on new followers, my internet access froze. … More Technology Nerd

Ancient Wisdom

Last week I wrote about Ancient Music. Today, I want to tell you a bit about Ancient Wisdom. Most people have heard of the  13th-century Persian Sunni Muslim poet, jurist, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic, Rumi. But what do you really know about him? Why is he still so revered? After all, he was … More Ancient Wisdom

Saturday Smiles

Some Aussie humour. We’re a weird mob down south  🙂 Have a fabulous, laughter-filled weekend. Raili Tanska Steps for peace Laughter connects you with people. It’s almost impossible to maintain any kind of distance or any sense of social hierarchy when you’re just howling with laughter. Laughter is a force for democracy. — John Cleese


Woodburning you ask ?  No, not the kind to keep you warm. The arty farty kind. It’s my ‘new to learn craft’ started today. This is a photo of the thingy you use, to attach the bits to, that get hot. Got it? Trust me. They get HOT. I know. I picked one up and … More Woodburning

Ancient Music

‘Myths in many cultures speak of the universe having been created by way of sound….in the Ancient Mystery Schools of Egypt, Rome, Greece, Tibet, India and other centres of learning, knowledge of sound was a highly refined science based upon an understanding of vibration as the primary causative form of the universe.’  ‘It is also … More Ancient Music

May Peace Prevail

The aftermath of the horror  in Manchester has prompted me to  reblog this post I wrote after both the Paris and Orlando bombings. It is still relevant. Just the location and victims have changed. When will it all stop ? Now more than ever, it is so important to focus our energies and thoughts on … More May Peace Prevail

Text speak

Mobile phones have created  a whole NEW language it seems  – text speak. Call me old fashioned, but I cannot for the life of me understand what the burning need is to save micro-seconds of time by using abbreviations. Surely swapping between keyboards to combine letters and numbers takes longer than actually typing or swyping … More Text speak