Moments in Time

Blogs which describe moments in my life, or the lives of my family.

Happy New Year! Welcome 2017

Day one of 2017. So far, I’ve cleaned the house, done the laundry and made time for meditation and yoga and now I’m writing. Less stress and more creativity – they are my resolutions. Making time for myself and my writing. Taking time out from the world. Not running to

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Countdown to Christmas

Christmas is coming, The geese are getting fat, Please put a penny In the old man’s hat. Next Sunday Christmas is upon us and 2016 will be nearing an end. How surreal is that! It seems like yesterday I was popping a cork to welcome in this year and now

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Two weeks until Christmas

I have absolutely no idea what to blog about today. So, I thought I would write about how close we are to Christmas and how ill prepared I am. Two weeks to go and I’ve only just put my Christmas tree on the mantelpiece. Yes, you read it correctly. My

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The Answer is Always Books

Christmas this year and my family has decided to do a Kris Kringle. We have a limit of $50 to spend on whoever we have drawn out. I’m not going to mention whose name I drew, just in case they are reading this. But if any of you just happen

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What is flourishing in your life?

If you pay attention to something it will flourish. Plants grow if they are tended and nourished, as do children. But attention doesn’t discriminate between good and bad. Pay attention to a naughty child, focus on their tantrums and bad behaviour, and the naughtiness and the tantrums will also increase.

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I am Woman – thank you Helen Reddy

Whenever I face challenges, or hard times, or stressful situations, I often turn to music to restore, soothe and lift me up again. The song I listen to the most, especially when I feel literally trampled on, is Helen Reddy’s “I am Woman” https://youtu.be/NUvmPfgVTGQ It is a song which not

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