Category Archives: Community

Safety of Little Children

Missing Boy It was only a few days ago, that I “found” a missing boy.  My understanding is that it was a couple of hours before his parents reported to the police that their toddler could not be located.  That … Continue reading

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Lost Little Boy

The Unexpected It was totally unexpected. Here I was, minding my own business, driving to the Car Wash at Rothwell, as my car was dirty and dusty, when it happened.  I saw a little boy – perhaps between 2 and … Continue reading

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Where have all the manners gone?

What Manners? I remember when there was respect for others.  My teachers were called Mr, Mrs or Miss.  I remember when I was a nurse, we never referred to those we worked with without their title.  Even if I worked … Continue reading

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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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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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Ideas for Australian Country Living in Drought Times

The Drought The drought across Australia is certainly giving us all concerns.  Our farmers are really doing it tough and we are all praying and hoping that rain will come and make life easier for them.    We live in … Continue reading

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Committees – Committed

When you are on a committee of an organisation, there can be lots to do. It’s my fault.  I should learn to say “No” more often – but I don’t and get myself heavily involved in an organisation.  Currently, I … Continue reading

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Scary Domestic Violence Event

The Unexpected Scary Domestic Violence Event Yesterday, as I arrived at the railway station to catch a train to the city, not knowing that I would be involved in a scary domestic violence event.  I heard people shouting.  Initially, I … Continue reading

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Home Grown

UBC – Day 28 Home Grown is Best! Home grown fruit and vegetables are best! Many folk do not, or have not, enjoyed the fruits of their own labour.  Especially now with many people living in apartments, there is little … Continue reading

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More on Exercise for Seniors

UBC – Day 27 Exercise for Seniors I know that to improve our health we must exercise more.  However,  I am disappointed at the offering for ageing people. Let me explain. I am what is often referred to as a … Continue reading

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