Category Archives: History

Pioneer Women Drivers in Australia

Women Driving Pioneers It is an accomplishment to drive around Australia, which I did on my own in 2012/13. Later I learned that some great women had done so much earlier.  I found in the Women’s Hall of Fame in … Continue reading

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The Stories about Cemeteries

The Home of the Dead I have sited many cemeteries in my travels around Australia.  There are many stories in these sites. As I was driving this afternoon, on my way to an appointment I heard some of a program … Continue reading

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Saving Documents

I am concerned that a family member won’t be interested in collecting/saving the family history documents. Continue reading

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Family History

My collection of family history is immense. I am hoping that when I pass off this world, that at least some of my offspring will find the material of interest and perhaps do more research.
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First 24 Hours in D’Bay

First Day of 2019 My furniture and big boxes all arrived in Deception Bay, just after Christmas.  The unit looks chaotic – still, and I have a lot of work to do to sort it all out.  I am missing … 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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Who does Window Cleaning?

Old Habits I am a senior, and I do have some “old habits” – some of which relate to domestic chores. One is window cleaning!  I was one of the young women who were trained to be “wives and mothers” … Continue reading

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Driving through the Glass House Mountains

I went to the Glass House Mountains yesterday to visit a friend. It was a great day, for several reasons, which I will explain.  There were 7 of us at a lovely property, right next door to a big pineapple … Continue reading

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The Death of My Crochet Hankie

This is quite a sad day for me – as a piece of crochet that I created back in probably 1970 was destroyed in the wash today.  It is a handkerchief – one of the many that I did way back … Continue reading

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