Continuing the Art of Slow

Today I thought we would continue that wonderful experience of The Art of the Slow. A great deal has happened in our family over this past week, one being the death of a dear loved One & nine of our family members contracting CoVid. But at the moment I just need to be intentionally slow & thought... Continue Reading →

A Theme for 2022

Welcome my friend! As we begin our new year with all its blessings to come. Let us enjoy a time together over a cuppa & of course a few treats! Today we have a spicy Cinnamon Caramel Coffee, my own creation & a slice of a gf sweet loaf, made with almonds, coconut, dried apricots,... Continue Reading →

The Art of the Slow

Well it's been another crazy roller coaster year in this Pandemic. Hasn't it! With the strangeness of border closures, health mandated restrictions, lock downs & isolations again. I'm sure all of us want to see the end of this CoVid virus with all its variants! But it seems it's not finished with the world yet... Continue Reading →

Feeling broken this season?

Is the festive atmosphere painful rather then joyous my friend? I understand, I really do! You're welcome to come sit with me for awhile for a lovely cuppa as we share our heart's together. Today is what we call Boxing Day (the day after Christmas day) so I have prepared a pot of coffee &... Continue Reading →

Finding Joy in this Season

Are you finding it difficult to find Comfort & Joy in this Christmas season my friend? Has it all become rather overwhelming? In the busyness of this season & after all the traumas we've experienced I invite you to take a little breather & join me in a relaxing cuppa… I have a hot mug... Continue Reading →

Is Gratitude a Platitude?

Welcome, I'm delighted that you have dropped by to share our time together! I thought in this season of being thankful in many parts of the World, it would be an ideal time to reflect upon whether Gratitude has become a platitude or not! I have made a gf Apple & blueberry loaf with a... Continue Reading →

A magnificent Occupation?

Welcome my friend! Come on in I have our cuppa's ready. It's Spring Time here on the East coast of Australia so we'll be sitting under our beautiful flowering Jacaranda tree today. We have a canopy of lilac blossoms above us & a carpet of fallen lilac blossoms beneath. Such breathtaking beauty! After last week's... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Joy

Welcome my friend! Come on in for a lovely Devonshire Tea. For today is a special celebration! I have baked homemade scones, have a pot of strawberry conserve & whipped the cream into snowy peaks for us. Take a seat & I'll pour you a cup of tea or coffee, your choice, as I have... Continue Reading →

Nanny, what’s Heaven like?

This is a question that each of my grandchildren have asked me when they reach that inquisitive age about life after death (around ten years of age). And their Mama's have told them that I once visited Heaven something they immediately want to hear for themselves. Heaven has come very near in recent weeks, with... Continue Reading →

Heeding Wise Advice

Hi, welcome my friend! We are doing something a little different today. Have you ever given wise advice to others but not necessarily listened to it yourself? Me too! But today I'm changing that by taking my own professional advice in being kind to myself with a little time out. Over the past few weeks... Continue Reading →

The Freedom Drive

As some of the restrictions have lifted for our area, I thought we would go on a drive around our beautiful region to celebrate. So buckle up, I have a thermos of hot water with a selection of teas & some gf double choc fudge brownies for our little celebration. We set off! While we... Continue Reading →

The Art of Quietness

Have you noticed that since we've all had to experience several lock downs since CoVid hit that we've had the opportunity to learn a new art. The Art of Quietness... But have we really taken the opportunity to do this? Before we can answer that let's get comfy with our cuppa's & treats. I'm having... Continue Reading →

Anxious Thoughts

Do you have anxious thoughts at times my friend? I think we all do! Today, we will reflect upon this very human emotion. But first let's get comfy with our cuppa's & treats. It's morning tea time here & I have a toasted slice of gf Date & coconut loaf with a cup of French... Continue Reading →

Heartwrenching news…

It comes to us all…doesn’t it… Welcome dear friend, it’s time for us to sit & have a cuppa, while we reflect upon some of the more difficult issues in life… Grab your favorite beverage & treat. Heartbreak Heartache, heartwrenching, sadness of heart or heart brokenness are all sadly a part of life on planet... Continue Reading →

She sat staring out the window…

Nothing looked familiar to her...her fear & confusion were palpable... Welcome to our time of tea & reflection dear friend! Today we are reflecting upon a very important topic that is relevant to us whatever age we are! First let’s get comfy with our cuppa’s. I have combined two coffee blends today a Caramel freezed... Continue Reading →

Being Brave in a New World

In today's world we have a great deal of unexpected Change! Especially in a world dealing with CoVid & it's ever evolving variants. Let alone living through the seasons of life. Today we will look at different ways of coping with unexpected life change. But first grab yourself a cuppa, get comfy & we'll begin...... Continue Reading →

What is A True Soul Mate?

Welcome my friend! Come on in it's time for a lovely hot cuppa & reflection together! Today we will focus upon an age old topic, love & romance. Something we all enjoy in our lives. Being romanced & loved by that special person is such a beautiful & precious gift... But first let's grab our... Continue Reading →

Spring has sprung!

Well hello my friend! So glad you could join me today. Spring has sprung here on the East coast of Australia, the buds have burst forth. The fruit trees are in a delightful display of pink blossoms. The native Australian wattles are a magnificent yellow. And our Azalea bushes are heavy with flower. We will... Continue Reading →

What is Wisdom?

Hi! Come on in my friend! It has been a huge year already, hasn’t it! I’m sure many of us are feeling a little worn out, I know I am! Many of us are mentally, physically & emotionally exhausted from this continuing pandemic. We may have even arrived at the place where we feel we... Continue Reading →

Feeling overwhelmed? Me too!

Welcome my friend! Do you feel overwhelmed? Have you been yearning to get away from the situation that's overwhelming you? When life feels a little overwhelming we just need some time out, don't we! But what if it's the time out that is actually overwhelming us! I've been feeling just like this in the past... Continue Reading →

Letting go of Resentment

Welcome my friend! We’re going to have to enjoy a lovely cuppa by the virtual waterfront today as we're in lock down here. The insidious, highly virulent Delta variant of CoVid has silently invaded our community & schools. Where it has now set it's sights on the younger generation! Our whole region has been sent... Continue Reading →

The Good, the Bad & the Ugly!

Shall we grab our cuppa's & get comfy for our time together my friend! As we're sitting enjoying our tea I'll tell you all about a journey hubby & I have been traveling lately. Sharing the good, the bad & the ugly of it. But first a little background If you join me here often... Continue Reading →

Unwrap Your Identity

Do you have trouble sleeping? I did the other night, so I started reading a book that has been on my bookshelf for the past twenty years. It has some wonderful wisdom that really jumped out at me which we'll explore today. I'm enjoying a Ginger & lemon herbal tea with a slice of toasted... Continue Reading →

Bursting the Bubble of Weariness

I need some time out... Don’t you? Time out from this crazy world with its pandemic & all its new strains! Time out from my own self imposed expectations, time out from the pressures of life, time out to just Pause & Reflect…  So today we're having a mini retreat by settling into a comfy... Continue Reading →

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