What is Balance?

What is balance  (according to the dictionary) Balance shmalance Steadiness of footing Self assured, cool and calm Consider and appraise Easy peasy   Assess, compare and estimate Residual difference Oh  me, oh my Harmonising counterbalance Corrrelate and compensate Evaluate Aargh !!!!   Match up, coincide and equalise Teeter-totter equilibrium Justice, fairness, self-control Consider impartial cool-headedness … More What is Balance?

The decluttering bug

I have been infected. Seriously. The decluttering bug has taken over. In the last week I have gone through decades- and I MEAN literally decades of saved clothing. It has been folornly hanging in the wardrobe waiting to see the light of day…. only to be moved into garbags. The dejected and rejected ‘rags’ have … More The decluttering bug

It’s getting fixed!

After many years of battling poor internet, no internet, intermittent internet, the underground cabling for NBN (National Broadband Network) in our street is finally being repaired! Yay !!!! Not sure what that will mean. NBN is notoriously bad in Australia. However, I am assuming that it will at least mean that we will have more … More It’s getting fixed!

Mancave Update

It has been quite some time since I last wrote about TRH (The Retired Husband) and his mancave. ‘Tis a place he disappears into every morning. All I hear is the endless grind and scrunch of machinery. Pre-Christmas was a busy time. He made some beautiful gifts for the boys. To my shame and horror, … More Mancave Update

Hit and Miss

Ongoing problems with internet access. On again off again. Tonight is very hit and miss. This morning was good…. It’s aggravating, frustrating, annoying, @#$!!!! We changed service providers last week. However, the problem lies underground with aging, poor quality cabling incapable of providing a growing demand for services. This may be it for tonight – … More Hit and Miss

Saturday Smiles

Two little old ladies, Connie & Evelyn were sitting on a park bench outside the local town hall where a flower show was in progress. The short one, Connie, leaned over and said, ‘Life is so boring. We never have any fun anymore. For $10.00 I’d take my clothes off and streak through that stupid, … More Saturday Smiles

Requiesce in pace

For our friend ♥ Ilkka ♥ who earned his ‘Angel’s wings’ yesterday after a lengthy illness. The best things in life are the people we love… the places we’ve been… and the memories we’ve made along the way Raili Tanska


You and I are diamonds in the sky What do you see when you look in the mirror? This is a selection of what I have seen over time . A changing parade of styles and colours … I wonder what that says about me? Obviously I like to change my looks. I like colour. … More Reflections