Category Archives: Awards

An Inspiring Night: Sydney University Alumni Awards

I had the pleasure of accompanying my mother to Sydney to attend the Sydney University Alumni awards in order to receive on behalf of my brother the inaugural President’s Award. Two very proud women set off early (because the older … Continue reading

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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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