June 9, 2020

Hello again, and thank you for dropping by.

I hope you are safe and well and surviving this quarantine period that has been placed upon us.  Apart from being amongst the most vulnerable, I think the older generation have found it easier to adapt to this change in lifest...

March 11, 2020

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What a dramatic beginning to 2020 with fire, flood and pestilence - one can only hope the remainder of the year is free from disasters.  I sincerely hope you all stayed safe and remain so. 

For me, the year got off to a...

December 5, 2019

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As we approach the end of the year I look back on goals attained and decisions made throughout 2019, and, while not everything went to plan, I am content with how I have finished the year.  My plans for 2020 are based on memoi...

September 18, 2019

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At last spring is upon us, and how welcome it is.  I’m sure it will bring a burst of energy and enthusiasm for those new projects I have in the back of my mind. (I hope).

August was an emotional time for us as our youngest gran...

July 10, 2019

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What a month this has been!  For the past 20 years Mal and I have been having our annual flu shot and have always felt rather smug when hearing reports of the thousands of cases reported each winter, as we managed to get throu...

May 29, 2019

Hello again, and thank you for dropping by.  April was a month of taking it easy for me as Mal needed some R&R after a surgical procedure – so what better than for me to join him and put my writing tasks on the back burner for a while.  Now though, it’s time to get bac...

April 16, 2019

Hello again, and thank you for dropping by.  After the heat of summer, we are experiencing perfect autumn days here on the Sunshine Coast.  A slight freshness in the mornings gives way to glorious sunny days – sufficient to still dress in summer clothes.  Perfect!  Wit...

March 6, 2019

Hello again, and thank you for dropping by.  I had forgotten how exciting it is to see one of your books arrive in print. As you will see from my website’s new landing page, this has been a busy month for me with the publication of my new book The Memoir Course – just...

January 29, 2019

Thank you for dropping by for this first newsletter for the New Year.  As I write this, it is the final day of the Australia Day long weekend and I have to admit I will be pleased to see the crowds lessen a little.  The coast has been filled to overflowing for the past...