The truth behind the mask…

Welcome my friend! Come on in for a time of reflection over a cuppa together. Have you ever wanted to right an injustice that you or another has suffered? Recently, I had a conversation with a group of ladies about injustices suffered at the hands of others. Then that night a program caught my attention... Continue Reading →

A Burden of Guilt & Shame

Welcome my friend! I'm truly delighted you have joined me here today! We are going to have such a lovely time together over a cuppa. We are sitting in the warmth of my living room on this cold winter's day here in Australia with mugs of Creme Brulee tea & freshly baked gf Apple cinnamon... Continue Reading →

A living Kintsugi

Today I'm brewing an interesting blend called Cherry blossom tea, I'm using my favorite mug for this time...welcome dear friend, how lovely to have you drop by! Grab your own favorite mug & beverage for our cuppa together, get comfy & we'll begin... Have you noticed that many people are doing it really tough at... Continue Reading →

Cultivating Mindscapes

Hi welcome my friend! Come on in & we'll enjoy a cuppa together while we reflect upon how we are fairing. Maybe we're a little weary & frazzled at the moment with the dark clouds of CoVid hanging over us. I was watching a travel documentary the other day, I love armchair traveling... perfect for... Continue Reading →

Wisdom for a crazy time

Today we are going on a walk...One that we enjoyed a few years ago but one I thought we would stroll through anew for this season.As each season is so different in nature revealing new lessons in each. And we need wisdom for this craziest of times, for we are experiencing a second wave of... Continue Reading →

Through the Looking Glass

Have you ever thought what you would say to your younger self if you could go back in time? Time travel has always been an interesting concept hasn't it. We have many examples in movies & in Lewis Carroll's classic, Alice through the looking Glass. My family & I have our own chat group on... Continue Reading →

Mutual Respect

We are having a cuppa with a difference today,  we are traveling to the harbor front, not far from my little village to meet with an old friend, as its the half way point between our homes. When we arrive my friend is waiting at the prearranged spot. We're having a picnic today. We find... Continue Reading →

Oh, Happy Days!

Welcome my friend! Come on in for a delightful cuppa together over a chat & time of reflection. I have some great news to tell you today which I'm excited & ever so grateful for... But before we get into that, let's get our cuppa's organized! Today I'm having a cup of Aussie Bush Raspberry... Continue Reading →

I have a Dream!

Hi, welcome my friend! Do you have a dream? We all do don't we...Some are dreaming of a time when they can meet up with family with hugs & kisses, after this pandemic threat has passed. In this time of major global upheaval & while the world's media attention is focused upon social injustice...we need to... Continue Reading →

Chasing Squirrels

Hi ya! Welcome to my little corner of cyberspace dear friend, how are you going today? This space is for a time of quiet reflection, a time for us to have a much needed break from the stress of life, together over a cuppa... I have a lovely tray set with tea, coffee & treats... Continue Reading →

Brave New World

Hi, are you feeling a tad overwhelmed, frustrated, anxious, fearful or finding yourself in tears lately? Or maybe you feel traumatized & emotionally depleted in having to live so courageously through this pandemic & facing the new world. Today we are traveling on the second stage of our journey, we had the first stage last... Continue Reading →

Traveling Time

Have you ever noticed that at times the present is past & the past present? I know this sounds like an existentialist statement or a conjecture on Sci Fi time travel. But we all face these anomalies in our lives & so today we will be going on the first stage in an exploration of... Continue Reading →

Running In Her Shoes

Welcome! Come on in my dear friend, join me in our time of reflection together... This month seems to have a convergence of quite a few important events, so I thought it would be great to reflect upon these over the next few posts. Today we have two such events... First, let's get our cuppa's... Continue Reading →

The word is Release

Welcome! Come on in for a delightful time of tea & reflection together. Or maybe your delight is coffee! Today I have some new delights, a berry luscious tea with an apple & blueberry almond muffin. I've been experimenting with healthy low carb almond flour. What's your delight today? Once again I'm sitting at my... Continue Reading →

The Secret to Life

What we do when our lives have inexplicably changed is important, not just in the present situation but how we travel through the coming months & years... This is what we will be pondering today in our time of tea & reflection my friend, so grab a hot cuppa & get comfy. I'm sitting at... Continue Reading →

We Shall Honor Them

Welcome my friend, grab your cuppa & get comfy for our time of tea & reflection together. Today we are reflecting upon the victory that will be won! While honoring the brave men & women who are demonstrating amazing courage & fortitude in this battle to keep us protected against an enemy that seeks to... Continue Reading →

Hidden Treasures of Darkness

Hi, how are you going my friend? Are you feeling a little bit over the lock down, social distancing & isolation measures in this pandemic? Are you missing your family & friends? First let's grab our cuppas, treats & get settled for our time together...Now settled let's begin... Well, I can answer a resounding yes... Continue Reading →

The Elephant in the room

Welcome my friend, the sun is shining brightly today so we are having a little Easter party for two in our backyard, under our flourishing Jacaranda tree. The birds are chirping, the butterflies fluttering & all is well with the natural world...Come on in for a delightful time of tea, coffee, treats & our reflection... Continue Reading →

“For such a time as this…”

This statement has been said to me a few times over the last few weeks, I've also read it on blogs & I have used it in conversation... But have you ever wondered what it actually means & where it originated? Today as I sit in social isolation, measures of Stage 3 of Australia's fight... Continue Reading →

Bee kindness

Have you ever stood & watched a Bee shopping for nectar? Really observed what she does, how she chooses just the right flower? You may be surprised at the wisdom of what you observe & the lesson for us all...as I did this morning! Welcome my friend, come on in & join me... let's have... Continue Reading →

Viral kindness

Hi, welcome to my little corner of cyberspace my friend! I have a delightful cuppa ready for our time of reflection together in peaceful & serene surroundings...the sun is shining, the birds are chirping... First get yourself comfy with a coffee or tea & a comforting little treat, block out all the news updates on... Continue Reading →

Amazing Women

Hi, welcome to our time of reflection my friend!  As we are celebrating International Women's Day this week,  I thought we would honor some amazing women. First let's grab our cuppas & get comfy, I have a cup of Berry Licorice tea with some dried fruit & nuts to snack upon. What's yours? Women of... Continue Reading →

Drum Roll please…

Welcome, come on in! How is your day going so far? I was just wondering if you've ever been challenged on an attitude, perspective or behavior? I'm pretty sure we all have, especially growing up. But as adults we don't necessarily appreciate it so much, do we! Especially if it's from our spouse! Lol! But... Continue Reading →

Mini Delights

Do you enjoy mini delights my friend? What are mini delights, you ask. You may be thinking they're a new brand of cookies or candy but they're not! Mini delights are moments taken when you need some time out from all the busyness, stress & concerns of your life...But can't necessarily take time off work... Continue Reading →

Overwhelmingly, overwhelmed!

Hi ya, welcome my friend! Let me ask you a rhetorical question. Have you ever had a yearning for isolation & solitude? When life feels overwhelming in its demands that you just need some time out! I have been feeling just like this in the past few days...so I thought this would be a good... Continue Reading →

The Love Step

Welcome my friend, we are going to be reflecting upon love today with a twist...Let's grab our cuppas first & get comfy, I have a Russian Caravan tea blend, I really enjoy its fresh ricey flavor. What's yours? Walking in step... Yesterday as hubby & I were walking along the waterfront, hand in hand as... Continue Reading →

Love & Romance

As I opened the package of a new tea blend the most beautiful aroma filled the air. I was excited, as the aroma of this tea had my expectations very high for a delightful tea adventure. Welcome to our time of reflection together my friend... Shall I set the scene... It's a hot summer's day,... Continue Reading →

Living Life Well?

Welcome my friend! Come on in & join me in a cuppa while we reflect on living life! I know it's a broad topic but I believe the focus of our reflection today is important. I thought we would sit surrounded by our garden that's looking so much greener & refreshed since the rains arrived!... Continue Reading →

Brave & Courageous

As we sat eating dinner, the news broadcast was on in the background, we like to keep updated with what's happening here in Australia with many fires still burning. The announcer was saying that three courageous men had been killed in an aircraft accident, the men fighting our fires. Hubby & I stopped eating &... Continue Reading →

Decisions, decisions, decisions!

Recently while having a chat with friends over a cuppa, the topic of temperament & personality profiling arose... Then this morning I read an article on another creative format for personality profiling that has become popular in recent times. Personality & temperament profiling have been around since Hippocrates (2500 years) equated his observations of certain... Continue Reading →

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