From The Treasury of Proverbs and Epigrams, kindly given to me by LeggyPeggy comes these wisdoms: It may be hard to work, but it must be harder to want.Employment is natures' physician.The confidence of ability is ability. and finally, Learn the luxury of doing good. Counteracting the Negative Feeling pessimistic about the future of the … Continue reading Sunday Sayings – Focus in Isolation
Yellow features in Bee Gees Way It is Spring in the northern hemisphere, whilst we in the South, prepare for Autumn. Australian native plants don't follow a strict regime of flowering as they do in the North. Some flower all year round. That is Australia - the land of eternal sun. At least the Xanthostemon … Continue reading Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Yellow
I stumbled upon the Page info on my dashboard this morning. Under Privacy and History, it tells you amongst other things - how many times you hvae visited the dashboard page of WordPress. Note - this computer was re-installed/upgraded about six months ago, so this is just a spit in the ocean of how many … Continue reading Too Much Screen Time?
Summer in Australia, means that many of us can use the excuse of the heat, to relax inside the air-con with a good book, guilt free. And if you are anything like me, it would usually be a good crime novel that you reach for. As my summer is now over, I thought I'd share … Continue reading Summer Reading
In this regular Sunday post, I welcome discussion of traditional proverbs and sayings, their metaphorical layers and the many different interpretations found within their succinct words. Not only do they have an ability to transcend race, religion, opinions and age, they may also impart knowledge; a knowledge that is passed to us in much the … Continue reading Sunday Saying -Misinformation and Communication
It was a Saturday morning, 2012 and my phone rang impatiently. When I picked it up, an unfamiliar voice asked, "Is that Amanda?" "That is me," I answered. "Yeh?" [pause] " It's Susie. I' ve got your crap here." "Sorry," I said, about to hang up, thinking that this was a prank call. But then … Continue reading All Sorts of Crap and the PKR
As much as we have all seen photos of pet photos on the web, quirky or funny cat/dog videos never fail to get a laugh from their audience. Clever Schnauzer I know Schnauzers are clever, food-obsessed creatures, but did you know that, too? I am sure Peggy from Where to Next? and Alejandro from Chief … Continue reading Friendly Friday- Funny Furry Friends
When I looked at the stats for countries being hit with this pandemic, it struck me as surprising that the number of cases/deaths due to Covid 19, in some places, did not correlate proportionately with the level of population. It would be easy to assume hygiene levels and santization practices might be lower in underdeveloped … Continue reading Corona Fallout