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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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Preparing the Van Continues

Preparing the Van It is taking a long time to prepare the van, Myrtle the Turtle, for its first trip tomorrow.  The van has many items in it that I am replacing.  For example, I have a cutlery set – … Continue reading

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Doing the Washing – Laundry Duties

When I went to high school, the girls did Domestic Science which included Laundry Lessons.  The boys did Woodwork.  At the time I didn’t see that I was being programmed to be a wife and mother, chained to the house … Continue reading

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My Huge Learning Curve.

It is a biggy!  I am way out of my depth even now.  My “new” coaster has been out the front of my unit since Sunday.  I am working through it – removing items that I don’t want, cleaning, and … Continue reading

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A Strange Day

I didn’t know how strange a day it would be. Yesterday my day started with an eye test.  Yes, I need new glasses.  I pick them up in a couple of weeks. Maroochydore Then it was home to do some … Continue reading

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Four?

The post ideas for Day Four is simple.  Think about things that come in fours and write about them.  This is the list that was posted for this challenge. 1. Four seasons 2. Four cardinal directions 3. Suits of cards … Continue reading

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Friends of Fifty Three Years

Fifty Three Years and still friends. And still going strong!  Back in January 1963, 12 young women came from around South Australia and Victoria  to do nursing training.  The training hospital was Mt Gambier Hospital – in the south-east of South … Continue reading

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The Supermoon

I was unaware of the significance of the Supermoon at this time of year.  I was to learn! Late in the afternoon (on October 15th, ’16) I received a phone call from a friend – with an invitation to romp … Continue reading

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Neighbours are having a great impact on me at the moment.  One, my favourite neighbours who are there for me, right next door and are in some ways my security, though I have not had to call on them. Sadly, … Continue reading

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Corrugated Iron – part of Australian History

I love corrugated iron and especially love the old buildings – often nearly falling down, scattered around Australia – all part of our history.  It is such a versatile product – but in early days was used to build sheds … Continue reading

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