Drag racing car

Nanna’s Feeling Like A Rev Head!

Vroom Vroom!!! You’re never too old to try something new, break out of your comfort zone and be anything but boring and predictable! So, as a case in point, this weekend I spent a day with industrial earplugs permanently lodged in each ear, eating donuts, chips and weak tea, eyes streaming from fumes and absolutely loving the roar…

Leaf on a beach

Queensland Winters Have Thawed Out My Raynaud’s Disease

It’s 24 degrees again today, and I think it might be the warmest start to Winter that I’ve experienced here since we emigrated to South East Queensland eight and a half years ago! It’s been about 4 degrees over the average since May and even the night time temperatures are staying in double figures. Up North it’s even warmer of course…

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I’m Only Alone

I’ve always been fascinated about being described as ‘an only child’ because the ‘only’ immediately conveys a diminutive, a lesser, and a negative don’t you think? As if it’s the last thing on earth anyone would want to be, said in a tone of pity rather than fact. It puts a label on me that I feel says…

2014 State of Origin Rugby Series

You Say Maron, We Say Maroon

I’m in a complete and utter state, a State of Origin! For those outside of Queensland and New South Wales, or even Australia itself, The State of Origin series of interstate rugby matches may mean nothing…..but if you’re in Brisbane,  Sydney, or anywhere along the east coast of Australia, it will be meaning everything today. The State…

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Feeling Spammed

Spam is nothing to be scared of, (well, unless you’re on rations and encountering your twentieth spam fritter not-a-surprise of the week) but ridicule is; as you well know when Prince Charming himself told you so in the early eighties. So, every so often I save some of my favourite blog spammers and the most ridiculous spam…