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.

In the Van

I’m in the van for a couple of weeks, learning bit by bit about how to live in it.  I had hoped to be more practiced by now, but an opportunity to do some house sitting changed that.  I have … Continue reading

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Past NetWorking

Bayside Women in Business – BWIB Bayside Women in Business – a networking group that I was instrumental in starting quite a few years ago, contacted me.  They were after some history and I did my best to help them. … Continue reading

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Things Don’t Always go to Plan.

Leaving Beachmere When I departed my home of 4 years at Beachmere, I expected to be living in my van.  The Toyota Coaster, that I have owned for several months, and still probably not driven much more than 100 kms.  … Continue reading

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Eeek!!! No Internet!!

Eeek.  No Internet coverage. Well, it has been a busy week in more ways than one.  Crazy really as I have been unable to get on the Internet which made life more difficult.  Even going to Macca’s, or the local … Continue reading

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City Living – It’s Not For Me

Clayfield – Memories of the Past City Living – here I am house sitting at Clayfield, a suburb I know well, though it has changed over the years.  Clayfield is an “old” suburb, around 7 kms from the centre of … Continue reading

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Time Flies Even When It is Not Fun

It is hard to believe that I have a month has passed since I posted here.  Yes, a lot has happened and it has not all been fun.  How time flies. Moving is No Fun I had decided to move … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Tree Bark

I often spend time looking at the patterns on the bark of trees – for some have amazing patterns on them.  Occasionally I take some photos of them.  When I attended the Anzac Service at Beachmere on Tuesday (April 25th) … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget the Anzacs

Anzac Day, April 25th is the day Australians and others remember the day that Australian and New Zealand forces landed at Gallipoli during World War 1.  It was April 25th, 1915. Memories As a child, I don’t recall being involved … Continue reading

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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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