good bad brilliant · inspiring folk

The good, the bad and the brilliant: All Hallows’ Eve edition

A (roughly) weekly maybe monthly round-up of what’s got in my head, up my nose and in my heart. THE GOOD I’m not a raving fan of All Hallows’ Eve or Halloween or whatever you call it in your part of the world. I don’t have anything against it … I just never felt the urge… Continue reading The good, the bad and the brilliant: All Hallows’ Eve edition

health matters · inspiring folk

Dem bones, dem bones … SCREAM for Halloween campaign

Being fifty-something, I’m heartened to hear that it’s never too late to think about your bone health and the decisions you can make to help prevent osteoporosis. And I love this new October SCREAM for Halloween campaign by Healthy Bones Australia / Osteoporosis Australia that challenges us to think about bone health just as our thoughts… Continue reading Dem bones, dem bones … SCREAM for Halloween campaign

inspiring folk · it's all about me · remembering / musing

On funeral slideshows

Being fifty-something, I seem to be attending funerals with unsettling frequency. The generation that went before is moving on, one by one. So I’m feeling qualified to make this personal observation. Those slideshows of photographs they show at funerals are growing on me. More and more, I look forward to the moment when everyone in… Continue reading On funeral slideshows

inspiring folk · out and about

The Wholehearted Success Summit 15-21 September

After yesterday’s ranty post about my “turning fifty-five” terrors, I have pulled myself together. Somewhat. I’m feeling much more like me again, rather than some age-obsessed weirdo stuck in a loop playing “too old, too old”. Crisis over. To keep the more positive vibe going, I want to share with you this upcoming (FREE and… Continue reading The Wholehearted Success Summit 15-21 September

decorating / homefront · inspiring folk · it's all about me · kitchen capers · Uncategorized

Jae’s Date and Almond Meringue Torte (for Father’s Day’s sake)

Today is Father’s Day in my part of the world, and almost 25 years to the day since my dad died. Inside I ached and reminisced, running my mind’s melancholy movie reel of that godawful time. Outwardly, I was swept up into family celebrations for the other fabulous fathers around me. Twixt the laughter and chatter, memories… Continue reading Jae’s Date and Almond Meringue Torte (for Father’s Day’s sake)