Category Archives: Women

Secret Santa Book Dilemma

Secret Santa Books At the SWWQ Christmas End of Year meeting this year, members are taking second-hand books, written by women writers, as part of a “Secret Santa Books” project. Sounds like a bit of fun! Second Hand Books The … Continue reading

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SBS Insight Program Women on the Edge

It was amazing to be offered the opportunity to appear on the SBS program Insight re the challenges especially for senior women and housing.  It is something that has been an issue for me for quite a few years.  Actually, … Continue reading

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A Biography Worth Reading

A Biography Worth Reading Just over a week ago, I visited the Wynnum Library to borrow some books.    I had not been in the new building, but had been a regular over four years ago at the old premises. … Continue reading

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A Visit to Murwillumbah

It was on my “bucket list” to visit Murwillumbah and go to the Tweed Regional Gallery. I especially wanted to see the Margaret Olley Gallery.  While living in Beachmere it would have been a two and a half hour drive … Continue reading

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An Inspiring Woman – Michelle Lang

An Inspiring Woman I hope to meet In August I expect to meet quite an amazing inspiring woman.  I know little about her.  I do know that she is doing some amazing things.  Around December 2015, she started a group … 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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International Women’s Day 2017

Happy International Women’s Day.  I can’t recall when I first started attending International Women’s Day events.  It was many years ago – though now I have little recollection of such events.   I well remember one at the Caboolture Historical … Continue reading

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