Category Archives: musings

The Race that stops the Nation

Since the first race was held in 1861 the Melbourne Cup has been the single event that manages to stop the Nation from working. Productivity for that one hour in the lead up to the race drops as offices hold … Continue reading

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Stranger Danger

Is it possible to look at strangers in any light other than a danger. From the time I was knee high to a grass hopper I was warned about the dangers of talking to strangers. As an introvert I am … Continue reading

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Not a Snake in the Grass

What do you do when faced with a dilemma? Sometimes it is not as clear cut as you initially think. My first thought when seeing this snake in the roof was to let the owners know that they had an … Continue reading

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Weekend Coffee Share 20th August 2017

Welcome.  Come on in – Coffee, tea? Herbal? Cold drink perhaps?  How are you? World happenings are not at all happy this week. The terrorist attack in Barcelona makes me feel so helpless. What hope have you got of warding … Continue reading

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Weekend Coffee Share 13th August 2017

Welcome.  Come on in – Coffee, tea? Herbal? Cold drink perhaps. I have nuts and dried apricots if you want something to eat. Yes, you’ve guessed it. I’m back on a modified paleo diet. I lost too much weight last … Continue reading

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Weekend Coffee Share: June 11 2017

Welcome and come on in for a cuppa. This week whatever beverage you want I can offer. Well, perhaps not every beverage. I don’t have any schnapps but I do have the beer to chase it. We are well stocked … Continue reading

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Unpleasant Textures: Tuesdays of Texture

So often we only see the nice things in life, hiding away that which is yuk. Yes totally yuk. Imagine how I felt returning home to find that Roger had emptied our fridge of food, putting it into the new … Continue reading

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