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.

House Sitting Ends – A New Home

Solo Decision Making One of the challenges of living alone, means that you don’t have that partner to discuss various issues.  You have to make most decisions solo.  Now, I know I have been known to say that I don’t … Continue reading

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Strange Things Happen

A brief meeting over 12 months ago at Ross River Resort, and a chance meeting with another friend of mine in hospital – a rare co incidence. Continue reading

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How do I address you, Lady Di?

It’s funny when people think that somehow I am royalty – when I call myself Lady Di, so that they can understand my name.
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Speaking of Obituaries

My Interesting Topic I’ve spoken at two writing events about Obituaries.   I met up with some of the attendees beforehand who asked me what I was going to speak about.  I’d laugh and say “I bet you are dying to … Continue reading

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A Walk on the Beach

Wander along the beachfront at Beachmere – see into the backyards of million dollar waterfront homes, and see what the sea washes up. Continue reading

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WordCamp Brisbane 2018

It was the third WordCamp that I have attended.  For the first two I was a volunteer and worked for most of the time.  I only attended a few of the presentations. This time I thought I’d great on volunteering … Continue reading

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Where is the Hills Hoist?

I love a Hills Hoist clothesline.  I like the idea of putting my washing on the line in the middle of the back lawn so that the sun and wind do their good work on drying and refreshing my washing. … Continue reading

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A Year ago

Leaving Alice Springs It was exactly twelve months ago that I found myself at Barrow Creek.  This was after an adventure at the Ross River Resort with 499 other women in campervans, caravans etc.  I was ready to leave on … Continue reading

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No Fixed Abode

It is a real challenge not having a fixed address.  I am without home, as opposed to homeless.  But I don’t have a real home other than the 1983 Toyota Coaster deteriorating in my daughter’s back yard.  I have been … Continue reading

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The Ugliness of Racism

Stolen Children Racism was on the agenda at the weekend. I was at an event where a First Nation lady, (they prefer that terminology rather than “indigenous“) spoke of her sad childhood. After being taken from her family and sent … Continue reading

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