Monthly Archives: March 2017

Dear Debbie

Today we in south east Queensland are suffering from the weather events as a result of Cyclone Debbie.  No where near as much as those people in north Queensland.  I so feel for them.  It was such an extra ordinary … Continue reading

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Doing the Washing – Laundry Duties

When I went to high school, the girls did Domestic Science which included Laundry Lessons.  The boys did Woodwork.  At the time I didn’t see that I was being programmed to be a wife and mother, chained to the house … Continue reading

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Remembering Alice Springs – My Previous Visits

In August I will be in Alice Springs for a great adventure with the ladies from Rolling Solo – a group of solo women travellers.  I have been reflecting on my previous visits. Alice Springs – First Visit, 1980’s I … Continue reading

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My Huge Learning Curve.

It is a biggy!  I am way out of my depth even now.  My “new” coaster has been out the front of my unit since Sunday.  I am working through it – removing items that I don’t want, cleaning, and … Continue reading

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Dawn at Beachmere

I  woke before dawn. My brain is overloaded at the moment.   I was awake too early, and tried unsuccessfully to go back to sleep.  I jumped in my car and went to the beach and took these photos. I … Continue reading

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My New Home – The Toyota Coaster

Yesterday Myrtle, the Toyota Coaster arrived.  I was a bit freaked out.  Have I done the right thing?  I have had moments of freaking out about it all.  I know I had to move from my Beachmere unit – the … Continue reading

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Should I take The Book Australian Places?

Do I take the big book, Australian Places? As I pack and plan for my life in Murtle, and my tour to Alice Springs, I am going through many items in my not too small collection. One is the Reader’s … Continue reading

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More on One Child Policy

While the One Child Policy was not spoken about to us, there were quite a few stories about families as time went on. Meet my Brother and Sister In 2010 a student phoned me and said that her mother wanted … Continue reading

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My Bus is Coming

My Coaster arrives on Sunday.  I am looking forward to it, but have a lot of work to do.  I think I will call it “My Bus”. In a way, it is getting very exciting, but I look around and … Continue reading

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Tiny House or Campervan?

Will I move into a Tiny House?  It is actually a Campervan – but I will probably call it my Tiny House.  It’s current name is Murtle – Murtle the Turtle, but I am not keen on that.  Still, I … Continue reading

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