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Category Archives: I would like to thank….
I was going to write a different post. However, today I listened to the broadcast of the state funeral for Anthony Foster, and wanted to acknowledge him and his work. I never met him, but I know that our society … Continue reading
John Clarke died suddenly last weekend, and I want to add my tribute to the many that have flowed. Australian readers will immediately know John’s humour; it may be the first time overseas readers have come across him. John Clarke … Continue reading
You may remember me telling you about the #stitchingsanta swap organised by Sheila at Sewchet. You could opt in to either a knitting/crocheting secret santa, a sewing secret santa or both. Then Sheila matched us all up. What a fabulous idea, … Continue reading
I went to three exhibitions in three days last week. The first was the Archibald Prize Exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ballarat. The Archibald Prize, first awarded in 1921, is Australia’s favourite art award, and one of its most … Continue reading
A little while ago I had the privilege of meeting up with two blogging friends, EllaDee and Kate. We spent a delightful hour or two at the Botanic Gardens. It was like old friends meeting up, because, although we had … Continue reading
This time I would like to take the time to thank a man who took the time to help us. A couple of weekends ago the Fella and I went off holidaying in Alice the Caravan. Now before we start … Continue reading
Last week I wrote aboutsuspended coffees. It’s a very simple idea. You go into a participating coffee shop, buy coffee for yourself and a ‘suspended’ coffee. That’s a free coffee, available for someone in need. All they need to do … Continue reading
Sometimes in our busy lives the smaller kindnesses can get overlooked and eaten up. One of my aims is to stop, to take the time to acknowledge the kindness, to say “Thank you”. One of my simple pleasures is to go to … Continue reading