organising /good ideas at the time

Revenge of the Egg Heads (celebrating small victories)

Being fifty-something, I like to celebrate small victories. Getting the little things right can be more satisfying (and, let’s face it, more frequent) than solving life’s big dilemmas. Here I’m sharing a tiny, minuscule triumph … getting the Easter presents bang-on target for the grand-nieces. We don’t mark Easter with any great fanfare (other than our… Continue reading Revenge of the Egg Heads (celebrating small victories)

out and about · shopping / or not

Shed Off Pako – destined to be a new fave

Being fifty-something, I love finding new places in my own neighbourhood. This morning we came across this treasure, a few streets away in Preston St, just off Pakington Street, Geelong West (thus its name “Shed Off Pako”). From the outset, this looked like my kind of place. And I wasn’t disappointed. Be. Still. My. Beating.… Continue reading Shed Off Pako – destined to be a new fave

it's all about me

Frig. I fell over in the street. (the beginning of the end and other farcical notions)

Being fifty-something, I’ve done some embarrassing things in the past. But last night, I hit an all-time low. Literally. I fell over in the street, my own street, just a few metres from my front gate. It was just on dark and I was treating myself to an after-dinner power walk. I’d almost reached the… Continue reading Frig. I fell over in the street. (the beginning of the end and other farcical notions)

out and about · shopping / or not

Car sprints, a pumpkin trailer and no wax!

Being fifty-something, I’m all for giving community events a go. Yesterday, Mr P and I headed off early on a Sunday drive to the Myrniong Car Sprints, about an hour’s drive from home. Yes, we packed the thermos. Yes, we packed some snacks, sunscreen and our hats. The Myrniong Car Sprints is a typical timed… Continue reading Car sprints, a pumpkin trailer and no wax!