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Friday, 30 January 2015

Stand Up Paddle boarding … I DID it!

Yep, just two weeks ago I was blogging about my New Year's resolutions and here I am already ticking one off the list. How good am I? 


Friday, 23 January 2015

Junk Yard heaven.

When visitors come to stay there's always that excitement of playing tourist in your own backyard. My pineapple-loving friend loves fossicking for treasures amongst junk. The Salvos. Vinnies. Op shops. Shopping heaven for her … and, I must admit, she has converted me too. So, on her latest visit, I knew exactly where to take her … The Junk Yard. 


I'd heard about it from my coffee-companion, but had never been. So, it was an adventure into the unknown for all of us. Pineapple-loving friend, brother, niece, me. I had a lot of visitors last weekend.

And, what an adventure.

It was hot, 30 plus degrees, sunny, glary, steamy. All those things that scream, "Don't stay out in the sun too long." But … when faced with this


Friday, 16 January 2015

Looking back, looking forwards, 2015 … another year begins.

This time last year I made my resolutions public. Was that a good idea? Yep, definitely. Knowing that I would have to fess up to my successes and failures kept me on track all year, haunted me all year.  So, now that time has come. Time to fess up. Time to set 2015 resolutions. Time to get into this new year.


2014 resolutions ( read them here) were:

1. Exercise. 


Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside … Manly.

A couple of nights at Manly for New Year's Eve sated my need for salt, sand and sea … for a little while. I miss the Pacific. I miss the waves. I miss the salty air.