Category Archives: Awards

Blogger Recognition Award

Firstly I would like to thank Rebecca Patajac from Love a Literary Life for passing this Blogger recognition award on to me in August. She bestowed a great honour that she elected me alongside others that I consider good bloggers on all counts. … Continue reading

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Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge: The China Dog

Raewyn of decocraftsdigicrafts  invited me to take part in the Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge.  Thanks, Raewyn! The challenge is  to “post a photo each day for five consecutive days and attach a story to the photo. It can be … Continue reading

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Work In Progress Blog Tour Stop

On March 7th Sherri Matthews from A view from My Summerhouse tagged me for this WIP Blog tour Stop. I am honoured to be chosen as Sherri is a talented memoirist who is writing her as yet unnamed memoir, writing articles … Continue reading

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Virtual Blog Tour and One Year Anniversary

In three days,  August 7,  one year ago I started blogging. This tour which Raewyn nominated me, I feel, therefore, comes at a perfect time to reflect on my past year and where I plan on going in the new year … Continue reading

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Many thanks for two awards

Firstly I want to thank Luccia Gray  from Rereading Jane Eyre for nominating me for the very inspiring blogger award. A huge honour from someone who is inspiring themselves (which was obviously why she was awarded this trophy herself. Luccia loves … Continue reading

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Graduation

Today was Graduation. Noosa is a small campus which made the ceremony fairly short but with the same pomp and ceremony that you would get with a larger number of people graduating. Our university Central Queensland University is not a … Continue reading

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The Victorian Era persona Singing Their Own Trumpet

Singing my own trumpet is not something I find easy to do coming from a Victorian era upbringing. To tell of your achievements was akin to a sin. One shouldn’t bignote themselves. As a writer, an introverted activity, I am … Continue reading

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