June 2019

June, that month which passes way too quickly at work and the weekends are spent nourishing the self to make it through the work week. The mornings are cooler, the days are sunny, the nights either cool or warm. For that is subtropical Brisbane in Winter. There have been many times over the past months […]

The eve of 33

I’m sitting here on the eve of my 33rd birthday waiting for orange syrup to reduce down before I crawl up in bed to read another chapter of Optimism by Bob Brown. A book that so far at the start of chapter 34 has had me laughing, crying, smiling, sobbing and pondering. I have pondered […]

Going Down Into Egypt

It has been a while but since it is stay inside tonight for #exTCDebbie, I thought I might put up another one of Effie’s articles. Reading this really makes me want to go and visit Egypt! ~~~ Going Down Into Egypt By Euphemia Tory Published in Volume 50 (1928-1929) of the Girl’s Own Annual, pages 223-225 THE […]

Hawaii Day 2

Day 2 was all about the Flamingo 🙂 Lots of them and some other animal encounters at the Honolulu Zoo 🙂 Komodo Dragon Black Rhinoceros Look a Fujifilm disposable camera! Oh sweet gum Peach Faced Lovebirds Peach Faced Lovebirds Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus) Hooded Vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus) Mosaic Flamingos Slender-tailed Meerkat Klipspringer Some form of […]