Category Archives: The things that make you smile …

A couple of days …

… in North Melbourne for week. If you look about you there are all sorts of things to see. Each of them sparks a thought, brings a memory or creates a new one.  Donald Duck, an old ride in a window. I … Continue reading

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Then …

… there was this. Have you seen Nanette? Stop right now and go and hunt it out and watch. Then come back. And watch this TED talk. Hannah Gadsby she be excellent. Hannah Gadsby TED talk

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Loving …

… hanging out with my family, two nephews and a niece. Hanging at the Nonna’s house, playing games, laughing and sneaking hugs and kisses. Oh and a movie too! Leaning in and concentrating on Sleeping Queens, we love that game! … Continue reading

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I’m doing …

… well. So says my oncologist. That was Monday’s happy conversation. Things seen in Fitzroy Gardens on a walk, a sit and book read.  

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Things seen …

… on day one of the holidays, after a big sleep in. I did not know that there were letters stamped on drains, I wonder what the E stands for. I might have had a couple of coffees and a … Continue reading

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The bunny …

… he came whilst we were all at assembly. We could tell it was the real bunny cause his footprints had glitter in them and everyone knows the real Easter Bunny footprints are glittery! So says the principal.  

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Why don’t …

… I go out often on a school night? If I go early, if I get home before it is bed time (that amuses me as the bed time round here is way too stretchy), if I think about it … Continue reading

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Beaches …

… I have sat on two this last week. A wander to Safety Beach for the day, feeling the sand between my toes, sitting in the shade reading my book, watching the kids explore, then walking in rock pools and … Continue reading

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Christmas lights …

… make me smile, they fill me with joy and the first ones I see each year make me squeal with glee. Not sure I actually did that this last year. But this made me smile and if I had … Continue reading

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Looked down …

… and I saw a feather … gently moving in the breeze on the morning of the last day of the school year.

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