Author Archives: Di Hill

About Di Hill

My business card says "Writer, Traveller, Camera Addict, Bamboo Fan, Workshop Presenter." This website will focus on my writing - and the workshops I present. Workshops on Blogging, Marketing for Writers, and Life Story Writing.

And the Easter Bunny Came

I spend a lot of time reminiscing – and the celebration of Easter is one of those occasions when my mind wanders to my childhood.  I can’t help comparing it to life today. Easter starts at Christmas now – as … Continue reading

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Blue Toilets and Memories

At a local community function, there were two blue toilets on site – for those folk who needed to go.  I watched as children played in and out of one of the “cubicles” – clearly seeing the facility as a … Continue reading

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Dear Sir/Madam. Really?

Is Dear Sir/Madam old hat now? I do remember when I did my secretarial course way back in the 1960’s.  Letter writing was very formal in those days.  Without email etc, all mail was delivered by Australia Post or the PMG … Continue reading

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A One Night Stand

Well, dear reader.  “A One Night Stand.”   It is not what you think, when you read the title.  I am actually planning to spend one night only, about 2 kms from where I live.  A friend lives across the … Continue reading

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TED – A Best Friend of Mine

OK, let’s get it clear right now.  I don’t have a man named Edward, Ted, or similar in my life, other than the amazing website www.TED.com. It was when I was in Bali in 2012, that I learned about this … Continue reading

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Exploring with Photographs

I am lucky.  One of my hobbies is photography and I have a wide range of photographs from my travels.  People often ask me if I have a favourite photograph, or even favourite place to use my camera.  I can’t … Continue reading

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Bamboo – Versatile Giant Grass

My friends and family all know that I have an addiction to bamboo.  It is an amazing “grass”.  Yes, a grass.  When I lived in China I saw how much it is loved and used there.  Other Asian, South American … Continue reading

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Creating a Crossword for UBC Challenge

UBC – the Ultimate Blog Challenge for day 8 (and I am behind, I know, but working fast to catch up) is to create a contest or a promotion.   I decided to create a Crossword.  Now let me explain further. … Continue reading

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Advice for Bloggers

I have some advice for Bloggers, Writers or folk promoting themselves or their business. Some many years ago, I ran networking events for small business owners.  One of the things I gave advice about, was the exchanging of business cards. … Continue reading

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My First Attempt at Camping in Myrtle

My first camping venture out in the Toyota Coaster, known as Myrtle the Tyrtle, was not a success. It was Wednesday April 6th, 2017 Setting of on a Camping Expedition I left Beachmere around 9 am to meet with other … Continue reading

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