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Movie – The Book Shop

The Book Shop – the story written by Penelope Fitzgerald Now I am on Bribie Island house sitting, I am close to the Movie Theatre and last night went to see the movie The Book Shop, based on the novel … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on the Royal Wedding

Watching the Royal Wedding Alone I am house sitting and knew I would be home alone last night watching the Royal Wedding. But I was ok with that.  I thought if I went out somewhere – even to nearby friends, … Continue reading

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Another Adventure – to Dubai

Off to London – via Dubai Adventure Most of my friends and family know that I have been working on a project for senior solo women for a long time.  It is part of my adventure to explore.  Things are … Continue reading

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Me and Cats

UBC – Day 10. I do see myself as an animal lover. Of all friendly animals – big and small. My experience with cats is good and bad. Let me explain. Tinkey and the Train When I was little we … Continue reading

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Remembering Almonds

Remembering Almond Trees I have wonderful memories of our almond trees. Sometimes I feel very special, because I grew up in a semi-rural area (despite being in the suburb of a city), post-war, when we grew much of our own food … Continue reading

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The Mysteries of SEO

SEO??? Search Engine Optimization.  As someone who writes content at times for websites – mainly my own, and a couple of not-for-profits as well as Weekend Notes, I know I should learn more about SEO. Search Engine Optimization is something that … Continue reading

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Not a Good Day. Nothing is Working for Me.

Thank goodness this didn’t all happen yesterday on my Birthday.  Yesterday, was a good day.  Certainly in comparison to today. I knew I had some issues to resolve, but I didn’t think it would be all that difficult. The Car … Continue reading

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City Living – Awful

I hate city living.  It’s awful. I’d love to live in the country.  Sadly my family prefer city living.  I’ve travelled by train from the seaside Wynnum area several times, and the view from the train window almost makes me … Continue reading

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Learning about the Van

I have had four consecutive nights in the van and am learning all the time.  Each day I remove some of the stuff I had in the van, including the Shredder.  Now, why would someone want a Shredder in a … Continue reading

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Bamboo – Versatile Giant Grass

My friends and family all know that I have an addiction to bamboo.  It is an amazing “grass”.  Yes, a grass.  When I lived in China I saw how much it is loved and used there.  Other Asian, South American … Continue reading

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