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Happiness is …

… singing to ELO when it comes onto the sound system at the cafe you’re in. and you don’t care, cause you’re so happy … David Rose and how much pure joy that character brings to my life. Over and … Continue reading

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Happiness is …

… different things on different days, but what stays constant is the happiness from being with my family. Sitting on the back verandah reading a book or chattering to my sister in Upwey. Scones on a Sunday afternoon in KG. … Continue reading

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A little …

… spoiling. My nails have grown whilst I’ve been on holidays so … had them done. Haven’t done it in years, fingers crossed they don’t react as badly as they did years ago, cause I like them.

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Reading …

… update … it has not been how I have spent my days, started that beautiful book but the aching beauty has proved too much to keep going, it was too close to home in so many ways, will dip … Continue reading

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The Rain room was …

… wet. It was a smokey evening, warm and filled with excitement. Seven kids in tow, who were so excited and did not really understand slow and meditative. We walked slowly droplets got us, but then a child whizzed by … Continue reading

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Looking about …

… always looking around, about, up and down. Spied this in Newport or Williamstown or somewhere on the border of the two, The Beehive from 1889. Loved the faded signs reminding me of things seen before, a long time ago.

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Reading is …

… or rather was a reliable escape into a world of someone else’s imagination or life. When did I stop reading? Why did I stop reading? How do I start reading again? I have plans … I’ll read all day … Continue reading

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Looking about …

… and noticing things. Things like a little budgie feather just lying about on the table at a friends place, sitting on the deck and noticing a little blue and white feather. Reminding me of a budgie we had when … Continue reading

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Holidays are …

… here! The last term flew, the last few weeks whizzed, the last days screamed. And now we move into my favourite time of year. These days I love Christmas. A time all about family and life. Then we have … Continue reading

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The clouds …

… give me joy … just by looking up I get joy. Looking up is all it takes when my mind is clear, the clouds make me smile and fill my heart and head with joy.

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