Category Archives: Life Story Writing

To Bourke

It was another long driving day – some 620 from Broken Hill is the historic town of Bourke, where I planned to spend at least one night.  As it turned out I stayed for 2 nights – glad to have … Continue reading

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UBC – A Mistake I Made

A Mistake I Made – and What  I Learned from it.  I am trying to troll through my memory bank to see what would fit into this topic for the Ultimate Blog Challenge. I am finding this somewhat difficult – … Continue reading

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Confidence – how I “came out”!

I had a wavering confidence years ago.  Was I really good enough?  I just felt a little below what I wanted to be.  No one in my life thought I was good at anything.  I felt a little down, but … Continue reading

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Connections……

More on Connections with the past.  I write for Weekend Notes, and a few weeks ago I picked up on a “Suggestion” as it was about a WordPress event, and I wrote the article.   I chose to go too – … Continue reading

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Connection with Strangers

It started as a normal day. I had no idea the connections I was to make on this day.   I went to the Caboolture Historical Village – I was to try on my costume for Heritage Day, and when … Continue reading

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Getting Published

Oh, how I want to be published!!!  I have several “almost complete”  manuscripts in my computer and I am really keen to finish them, but unfortunately I am very time poor at the moment.  However, I have a deadline to … Continue reading

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Ephemera

I find the definition of “Ephemera” quite fascinating.  The dictionaries say something like  “collectable items that were originally expected to have only short-term usefulness or popularity.” I have a great collection of “ephemera” and I am so glad that I … Continue reading

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A Story Written by My Mother

My mother, Ida Joyce Watson, died in June 2014 in Adelaide, South Australia, at aged 98 years, however, some years ago she had given me some of her writings.  I have many of the letters she and my late father … Continue reading

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Memorabilia

Recently I have been collating much of the memorabilia that I have collected over the last 70 years.  I have much of my parents’ documents too, hoping that one of my descendants is prepared to look after it. I find amazing … Continue reading

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