Dancing with the beast

Since my cancer treatment has finished I have been struggling to get my head around it. Especially as my life is pretty much back to normal. Part of me wants to move on.… Continue reading

The journey

One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice — though the whole house began to tremble and you felt… Continue reading

Is it useful?

A site that I love and always read is Barking Up the Wrong Tree. I always find Eric’s writing on science and psychology so interesting and helpful. I want to record here some… Continue reading

Style Crush: Diana Vreeland

Late to the party, I finally watched the documentary on Diana Vreeland, The Eye Has To Travel. You gotta have style. It helps you get down the stairs. It helps you get up… Continue reading

Making plans

I love stationery. It saddens me how little stationery I use now that I have my mobile phone and my google calendar (that I share with my family so everyone gets the notifications… Continue reading

Over 40. Overdue.

I finally got around to reviewing my list of Over 40 Style blogs. There are a couple of new sites, plus I removed some sites that haven’t been updated in a while. My… Continue reading

Guided relaxation

This is my go to guided relaxation when I need to wind down:

Etsy Made Local

This weekend in Sydney I went to an “Etsy Made Local” market, which had stalls full of local hand-made gear – mostly jewellery, candles, ceramics and fabrics. It was boiling hot so I… Continue reading

Bad habits

I have a fair few bad habits – don’t we all? – and I love reading books about how the brain works. I find it especially fascinating how the subconscious works. For example,… Continue reading