Category Archives: musings

Week in Review: Week 4

Week 4 and I’m starting to feel like my old self. The passion has returned. Roger has found that he can have treatment in Cairns which will give us up to six – eight weeks that we can be away. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Some times it is good to keep your mouth shut.

Today I wrote one draft email followed by another, then another, and another. Numerous more. When someone doesn’t listen to understand how you feel but instead takes it very personally it is impossible to communicate without spiralling into a conflict. … Continue reading

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Know Your Name : Know Your Brand

As we all know, Name and its associated branding is crucial to the success of the company. This is whether we are multinational corporations, a local business or a writer or blogger. Our brand is important. Not only do we … Continue reading

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I want to Scream

For the first time in my life I relate to the Edvard Munch painting ” The Scream.” I wonder what was happening in his life at the time. Did he want to scream or did he just have enough empathy … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Time: Random Musings

A week ago Roger had his bloods taken for the test that will tell us if he is moving out of remission. For a week he has been on tenterhooks – not made any easier by the haematologist, who had … Continue reading

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COVID 19 showed me Why I love Toastmasters

When 2019 happened I opted out of my world. I stopped doing almost everything that I did for my own enjoyment – dancing, writing, socialising. I cut myself off from everything apart from Toastmasters and I wondered why? I put … Continue reading

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Carcasses: Cause Y’s a crooked letter and z’s no better.

Most of us don’t see that many carcasses apart from the odd bird, rat or toad and along the side of the road as roadkill. Normally we don’t give them a lot of thought. I had thought about carcasses when … Continue reading

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Operating in a Chemo Fog

As if life doesn’t become hard enough with the effects of chemo it also makes functioning difficult, as though you are operating in a fog.  I have since found out this is how pregnant women feel but having never been … Continue reading

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Time Stopped and then it stopped for Everyone

Have you ever stopped doing something and then found it hard to restart?  Time stopped for me in 2019 and getting going again has proved harder than I imagined. My last post at the beginning of June 2019 was not … Continue reading

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Weekend Coffee Post 22nd December 2018

Great to see you. Come on in and have a cup of coffee or tea if you’d prefer. We have cold drinks also. We had a thunderstorm last night at 3.30am that I thought would wake the dead. It didn’t … Continue reading

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