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 →

Comfort & Joy in 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 →

Stop! I need to pull over!

It has been a huge year for everyone, hasn't it! I'm sure many of us are feeling worn out, I know I am! Many of us are mentally, physically & emotionally exhausted from 2020. We may have even arrived at the place where we feel we have nothing left to give! And it doesn't matter how... 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 →

Are you struggling my friend?

Welcome dear friend! Come on in for a time of reflection while we enjoy a cuppa & treat together. Today I'm having coffee! I take mine at quarter strength, Café Latte style. How about you? And we are enjoying a gf donut! Yes, they come in gluten free! Coffee & donuts always make a delicious... Continue Reading →

Feeling Crabby?

Welcome my friend! It's time for our tea & reflection together. Let's grab our cuppa's, treats & get comfy to ponder & reflect awhile. My blend today is Lemon & ginger tea with a delicious gf Brownie. Today As it's such a beautiful spring day, I decided to have a mid morning break with a... 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 →

No Emotional Cues

Welcome! Come on in my friend & we'll have a lovely cuppa together. It has been blowing an absolute gale here for days. The weather bureau has called it a blob from the antarctic, it has snow falling where snow normally doesn't fall on the east coast of Australia. So a hot cuppa, freshly baked... Continue Reading →

Random Fun!

Today, we're going to have some fun! Over the last few months we've had some pretty tough times with CoVid, as well as reflecting upon some rather challenging & thought provoking topics. Thus, I'm in need of a little fun, as I'm sure you are at the moment! Traveling Fun As we can't travel over... 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 →

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 →

Release & Rest

Welcome my friend! It has been a bit intense around here with the constant threat of Fire in this State of Emergency...as you can imagine! So, I'm taking us on a slight diversion away from the tension & devastation...on a relaxing walk... Walking this morning along the waterfront of My neighborhood… in the hazy smoky... Continue Reading →

Comfort & Joy…

Are you experiencing any comfort & joy in this Christmas season my friend? Or has it all become overwhelming with the extra activities; checking off 'to do' lists, planning meals, fighting the crowds to shop for gifts while trying to squelch those rising Festive Anxieties! In all the busyness of this season, I invite you... Continue Reading →

Winds of Indecision

As I was waiting near the waterfront the other day for hubby to pick me up, a sudden gust of wind nearly knocked me off my feet in its gale force strength! Interestingly, two gusts were blowing from opposing directions, first there was the nor westerly & then there was the southerly wind...One hot the... Continue Reading →

Ladies & Gentlemen!

There's nothing that grabs my attention more then a gentleman! I love doors being held open for me, a seat offered on a bus or train & courteous gestures of chivalry! You see I love being treated like a lady!  I so admire the courage, thoughtfulness & the self sacrifice of the men who gift these... Continue Reading →

A Sobering Question!

I was driving along the other day on a little circuit I like to do which takes me along the waterfront traveling past the various waterways of our coastal wonderland. I find it rejuvenating to see the ever changing seascapes of the area. This particular day the king tide was at its full height &... Continue Reading →

Warning! Warning!

Welcome my friend, come on in & join me in a time of reflection. Today I'm sharing a recent experience hubby & I had... So, I invite you to make yourself a hot cuppa, grab a delicious treat & sit in your favorite spot so we can begin. I have a cup of Stockholm tea... Continue Reading →

Meerkat Fun

Did you know that celebrating children's birthdays is relatively a recent event in human history! Welcome dear friend! Today I will be sharing on, you guessed it, some birthday fun our family had recently. So grab yourself a cuppa, a delicious treat & get comfy for our time together. I have a cup of Strawberry... Continue Reading →

Beware, be safe, it’s very real!

Cyber crime happens, identity theft happens, hacking happens, cyber trolling & stalking happen! Our news broadcasted yet another cyber crime situation & a warning to watch cyber scams & online identity theft targeting online accounts. Today I'm sharing the unpleasant incident I experienced, personally... So grab your favorite cuppa, treat & comfy spot to join... Continue Reading →

Traveling Grace road…

Grace is such a powerful word, in fact, I believe one of the most powerful words in the universe... Welcome to my Study where I like to be creative & also take time to be reflective, will you join me in a cuppa dear friend while we enjoy our time of reflection together... Today, I... Continue Reading →

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