Springburst

  It’s been a bitterly cold winter this year here. Although still cold in the mornings and evenings, daylight hours are lengthening. The sun shines in a bright blue sky. Through our front window I watch the birds chase each other in a frenzy of spring romance. In the garden spring is bursting as the … More Springburst

Y Not

Hard core rock, heavy metal, the musical underground. Never in a million years did I think I would go there. But I have. I have dipped my toe into the hallowed halls of a musical genre that is totally foreign to me. This all came about because I visited a new blog follower of mine, … More Y Not

Six spoonfuls a day

Six spoonfuls of what? Sugar. That is the recommended daily maximum. TRH (The Retired Husband) and I watched a documentary last week called Sugar Crash. Did you know that sugar is eight times MORE addictive than cocaine? That’s seriously  scary stuff. It appears that this is because we are hardwired to seek out sugar. After all, … More Six spoonfuls a day

Sunday Serenity

Breathing into serenity …. Raili Tanska Steps for Peace To meditate with mindful breathing is to bring body and mind back to the present moment so that you do not miss your appointment with life.  — Nhat Hanh

Echoes of Trike

The Retired Husband (TRH) has been hankering for a trike for many years. He eventually found one in Sydney. Unfortunately due to some unexpected mechanical problems he had to leave it at Goulburn. It was to be trucked home. Many restless nights and countless phone calls, texts, emails and heartburn, it has finally arrived home. … More Echoes of Trike

Nature’s Music

Humans have found ways of making music in the most creative and ingenious ways. Here’s  another  sampling: Raili Tanska Steps for Peace Don’t underestimate the healing power of these three things: music, the ocean and the stars. tinybuddha.com  

I’ve been reading

Yep, been reading. A real mixed bag of books. Just thought I’d share my thoughts about a few of them. Every year our local newspaper runs a literacy campaign for kids. Included is the opportunity to collect a boxed set of story books. This year it was the set of 15 books pictured on the … More I’ve been reading

I’m supercharging Pt 2

  What am I supercharging?  Well may you ask. Lately I’ve been immersing myself into learning all about how to make normal, everyday foods better. Simple, easy, cost free. That’s right. There’s a lot of evidence based information emerging from many scientific studies about  food. Today I’m sharing some more of my discoveries. Now I’ve … More I’m supercharging Pt 2