Christmas Reflections

Christmas Reflections

And a Tip for New Year Another year draws to a close having seemingly been somehow shorter than all the years before it. Already we are well into party mode with much food and drink already under our belts? (Or perhaps rolling over our belts!). Like many others,...
The Flood of 2010

The Flood of 2010

We have had many storms and record rainfalls over the last few weeks and the place is a quagmire.? The dams are all bursting over spillways and the creeks are all swollen, there is some minor flooding and quite a few homes have sustained water damage. On Saturday, it...
Farmers Market Wonderland

Farmers Market Wonderland

Buying produce at a supermarket is a crazy alternative We had visitors coming for dinner on Saturday night, so in the morning, we decided to go to the markets to get some fresh produce. Normally we would have gone to the supermarket but these are friends who like...
Espionage in The Family

Espionage in The Family

Leading a Double Life I recently went to a surprise party and as I was walking the dog this morning, it occurred to me that the whole idea behind a surprise party isn’t quite as simple as it may first appear. The obvious idea behind a surprise party is of...
The Inaugural Run 4 The Brain

The Inaugural Run 4 The Brain

Last year I went to a friend?s wedding; a celebration of life, of happiness, of love and devotion. Within months, my friend?s new husband was diagnosed with a tumour on the brain and given months to live. He underwent surgery and is of course, still having...
Two days they will never forget

Two days they will never forget

I?ve just spent the last two days helping to officiate at a very unusual inter-school sports carnival. This wasn?t your typical inter-school athletics carnival, where the object is to find out which children are the fastest, strongest, most skilled etc. This was an...
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