Monthly Archives: July 2017

Editor, Editor. Please Check My Work.

Another friend has published a book – a story of her life.  I have read it.  It is a memoir of a very interesting life, but sadly there are many errors in it. Who needs an Editor? One of the … Continue reading

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A Few More Preparations Done

My Barina was overdue for a service so I made a trip to Brisbane to get it done, which allowed me some time to continue with the preparations on the Coaster. The Van Today The new duvet has a cover … Continue reading

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Another Thing Off the Bucket List

While “house sitting” on the Gold Coast for nearly three weeks, minding my son’s apartment, tropical fish and occasionally his children, I had several things on my “bucket list” to achieve.   Previously I have resided up to 100 kms … Continue reading

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The Adventure is About to Begin

It’s funny, a few days ago I found an article written about me.  I can’t recall seeing it.  It was about my adventure in 2012/2013.   You can read it here. At the moment I am on the Gold Coast, … Continue reading

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My Whinge About Builders and Architects

I do wonder if architects are actually used in some building developments.  Would I be wrong in guessing that some developers use “draftsmen/women” instead of architects because it is cheaper? As these days I am focusing on suitable housing for senior/solo … Continue reading

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Not a Good Day. Nothing is Working for Me.

Thank goodness this didn’t all happen yesterday on my Birthday.  Yesterday, was a good day.  Certainly in comparison to today. I knew I had some issues to resolve, but I didn’t think it would be all that difficult. The Car … Continue reading

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WordPress WordCamp

What a big weekend!  I attended, no, volunteered, at the Brisbane WordCamp held at the QUT City Campus.   I drove up from the Gold Coast in almost record time (well, it certainly was record for me, as other trips … Continue reading

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A Biography Worth Reading

A Biography Worth Reading Just over a week ago, I visited the Wynnum Library to borrow some books.    I had not been in the new building, but had been a regular over four years ago at the old premises. … Continue reading

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A Visit to Murwillumbah

It was on my “bucket list” to visit Murwillumbah and go to the Tweed Regional Gallery. I especially wanted to see the Margaret Olley Gallery.  While living in Beachmere it would have been a two and a half hour drive … Continue reading

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How Many People Ignore Laws?

There’s no doubt that I grew up in a “different era”, and with a family that was Christian and law abiding.  I know times were different then.  I find the current behaviour of modern people very challenging. Laws Ignored. I … Continue reading

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