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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

A Woman of Great Courage!

Well hi! Come on in to enjoy a lovely cuppa & time together. It's absolutely freezing here down under with Antarctic blasts coming straight off the Polar ice! Brrr! I know our northern hemisphere friends are sweltering in heat which I must admit sounds pretty good at the moment! Well, wherever you are visiting from... Continue Reading →

It’s Travel Time!

Welcome my friend! Today we are traveling to far off places. We're going to have our time of tea & reflection at a destination or two that you choose below. So sit back & relax as we begin our armchair travels. Most Popular Destinations Recently I took a look at my website statistics to see... Continue Reading →

Dreams, are you living yours?

Dreams are different things to different people, so I thought we would reflect upon this topic today as we sip our cuppa's & enjoy our treats. It's raining here & it's cold! So we're inside where it's warm & cozy with our hot beverage, munching upon sweet gf caramel choc brownies. One of those Moments!... Continue Reading →

A Word of Advice

Have you ever needed advice on an important issue in your life? I think we've all been there, haven't we! Come on in & join me in a delightful cuppa today. Grab yours, get comfy & let's begin. Many years ago I sought advice from a friend on an issue that was of great concern... Continue Reading →

The Power of Words!

Have you thought about just how powerful words can be? Today we will reflect upon this important topic & the power we all possess through our words, over a delightful cuppa together.  Our weather here has been a little crazy. We've had four seasons in one day today, this morning it was sunny & cold,... Continue Reading →

Who has the Power?

Hi, welcome my friend! I have a reflection for us to share today which I believe is rather timely but first let's grab our cuppa & treats to get comfy for our time together. Following on from my Tea's of the World adventure over Christmas. I'm enjoying a cup of Sticky date tea today accompanied... Continue Reading →

Feeling isolated this Christmas

Merry Christmas my friend! It's a very different Christmas time for us all around the world this year...Isn't it! Many won't be able to travel to see loved ones because of border closures. Many cities are locked down again & many will only have the members of their immediate household to celebrate Christmas.  While many... Continue Reading →

Christmas 2020

Are you experiencing any comfort & joy in this 2020 Christmas season my friend? Or has it all become overwhelming with the year we've just had & trying to squelch those rising Festive Anxieties! In the strangeness of this very different 2020 season, I invite you to take a little breather & join me in a... Continue Reading →

Alone in the Wilderness?

Welcome! Come on in & join me on an exciting adventure to the most beautiful mountain top experience. I have packed our backpacks with all the essentials for our trek. Of course tea & treats were top of the list! I love an adventure, don't you! I have enjoyed trekking through some of our beautiful... Continue Reading →

The last, I love you!

If you joined me here last week then you know that I shared,  Receiving that phone call we all dread! As I became physically stronger over the proceeding days I knew I had to seize the window of opportunity to travel, to see & be with my loved ones at this critical time. My dear... Continue Reading →

The Fruit of the Vine

Welcome! Grab yourself a hot cuppa & pull up a chair as  it's time for our reflection together. I've had a rather busy week, finalizing my continuing professional development for this year.  And my eldest granddaughter turned 21! But sadly we couldn't meet up for her big birthday, as we live in different states &... Continue Reading →

Lessons in Season

The blossoms have appeared in the land & the heady fragrance of our flowering Sydney rock orchid is wafting through our home with every breath of air.  Spring has arrived on the east coast of Australia! Welcome my friend, it's time for a delightful cuppa together while we reflect upon personal victories won over this... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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